International Educator

(IE) is the flagship bimonthly magazine of NAFSA: Association of International Educators. IE maintains the highest standards of intellectual quality, editorial excellence, and design to service its readers who are working worldwide to advance international education and exchange.

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Cover Story

IE JulAug08 - Cover story

South America Gains Diversity Through Privatization

Alan Dessoff

With a growing demand from South American students hoping to fulfill their higher education aspirations, an increasing number of private universities are opening their doors in Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, and Chile.

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IE JulAug08 - Planning story

Planning Tomorrow's Urban World

Darlene Bremer

In recognition of the urban planning profession's growing global impact, U.S. graduate programs are internationalizing their curricula to enable future urban planners to work effectively anywhere in the world.

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Publications for International Educators and Their Students

The fourth annual summer reading directory of select publications



In Focus

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Ron Moffatt

In Brief

  • Higher Education Summit for Global Development
  • Rockefeller Gift Goes Toward Harvard International Programs
  • In Memoriam: Ron Moffatt, Inspiring Colleague and Tireless Leader
  • France Awards Highest Honors to Buffalo State's Gounard
  • Slowed Growth in Graduate School Applications by Foreign Students
  • Guiding Students Through the Visa Application Process
  • NAFSA Launches Presence on Facebook
  • Celebrating 60 Years in Washington, D.C.

From the Editors

A Púca of Peace

Christopher Murphy

Across Cultures

Flying Brains: A Challenge Facing Iran Today

Shahrzad Kamyab

Past as Prologue

1980-1989: From Regulatory Concerns to the Emergence of a Unipolar World

Alan Desoff


Princeton's Path-Breaking President Pursues a Global Agenda
An interview with Shirley M. Tilghman, president of Princeton University

Christopher Connell

Education Abroad

Blogging Ahead

Mandy Reinig

International Enrollment

Quality Assurance in European Higher Education

Charlotte West


University Internalization: Dreaming of a Bygone Age

Craig Evan Klafter