NAFSA: Association of International Educators is partnering with the Asia Society to articulate strategies for helping university and college students develop global competence.

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Learn how international education builds global competence and explore strategies for supporting international education in your community:

What We Believe

NAFSA is a professional association of individuals advancing international education. We believe that international education advances learning and scholarship, fosters understanding and respect among people of diverse backgrounds and perspectives, is essential for developing globally competent individuals, and builds leadership for the global community. We believe that international education lies at the core of an interconnected world characterized by peace, security, and well-being for all.

NAFSA aspires to an environment in which every student and scholar seeking the benefits of international education finds a path, and every institution of higher education integrates international perspectives into its teaching, research, and service missions. We aspire to enlightened international relations, a globally engaged citizenry, and a more peaceful world.