Learning & Training

Offered in-person, online, and at NAFSA events, NAFSA professional learning products and services are essential for international educators at all levels.


This signature learning and professional skills development system enables you to continuously assess your needs, develop personal learning plans, and track your growth and achievement throughout your professional career.

e-Learning Courses

Offered in rolling sessions once or twice a month, each four-week course is divided into convenient modules. Gain access to valuable resources, worksheets, and glossaries. Learn where to find key resources to continue your learning after the course ends.

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e-Learning Express

NAFSA’s e-Learning Express courses provide you targeted answers to specific topics — in less than an hour. Each on-demand course offers a self-driven, interactive experience that gets you up to speed on the topics that impact your current role and international education career.

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e-Learning Seminars


Live e-Learning Seminars offer you the professional guidance, knowledge, and skills that ensure success. Ask questions, gain feedback, and better understand the featured topics.

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e-Learning Seminars

On Demand

Explore our offering of on-demand e-Learning Seminars to build your strength as an international education professional, or select professional development opportunities for your entire team.

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The Academy

The NAFSA Academy for International Education is an intensive year-long training program with extensive networking opportunities. The Academy fast-forwards your learning process and prepares you to take on leadership roles.

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Trainer Corps

NAFSA Trainer Corps is made up of approximately 300 member volunteers who develop, deliver, and maintain the NAFSA Core Education Program curriculum and materials. Trainer Corps provides service and opportunity for giving back to the development of international educators.

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NAFSA workshops feature in-depth explorations of international student advising, education abroad, international enrollment management, research, and intercultural skills. They are offered at annual and regional conferences and locally through the On-Site Program.

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Collegial Conversations

These live, online conversations cover a variety of international education topics. They are free of charge and generally last one hour. A valid NAFSA member login is required to register for all Collegial Conversations.

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Government Connections

NAFSA Government Connection events offer an online forum for NAFSA members and international educators to interact directly with federal agency officials about topics affecting their work.

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Peer-to-Peer Perspectives

NAFSA Peer-to-Peer Perspectives events are virtual roundtable discussions with colleagues on timely topics. Share best practices, offer suggestions, and engage in lively discussions with your peers. 

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