An underlying goal in all Education Abroad programming is to enhance the experience and mitigate risk. In this e-Learning Seminar series, expert presenters discuss the risk landscape in education abroad, safety and security issues abroad, requirements of the Clery Act, and concrete steps for dealing with crisis situations abroad.

Series Objectives

In this series, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the trends and challenges of risk management for education abroad programs;
  • Apply proven strategies for engaging faculty in health and safety related discussions;
  • Identify key stakeholders and build ongoing relationships for compliance with the Clery Act;
  • Identify and discuss the institutional structures needed to exercise due diligence regarding safety and security abroad, especially as the range of study abroad locations expands.

NAFSA on-demand e-Learning Seminars featured in this series:

The Risk Landscape in Education Abroad
Risk management is a crucial aspect for education abroad professionals. What education abroad issues affect the risk landscape? What are the programmatic, business, and financial concerns involved? Purchase a recording

Student Health and Safety Abroad: Collaborations Between Staff and Faculty
As more higher education institutions turn to faculty members to lead programs abroad, those leaders need to be equipped with the necessary tools to address a variety of health and safety issues. Purchase a recording

Safety and Security in Education Abroad: Policies, Procedures, and Partnerships
What policies, practices, and procedures should colleges and universities develop to address programs in countries where the U.S. Department of State has issued travel warnings? What about the safety and security issues that have become increasingly important as the number of education abroad programs increases? Purchase a recording