Programs and Events

NAFSA believes that international education lies at the core of an interconnected world characterized by peace, security, and well-being for all.

This belief reinforces NAFSA’s commitment to building the skills, knowledge, and competencies of the dedicated individuals who make global exchange and education possible. These key endeavors break down barriers, strengthen global connections, and foster greater understanding to build a more peaceful world.

Academy for International Ed

The NAFSA Academy for International Education is a year-long training program with extensive networking opportunities designed to meet your individual learning goals. Fast-forward your learning process and prepare for leadership roles.

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Leadership e-Institute

The NAFSA Executive Internationalization Leadership e-Institute provides executive-level internationalization leadership training for international education professionals responsible for implementing internationalization at their institutions.

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Management Development Program

Take your career to the next level with the most trusted and comprehensive management training program for international education professionals at every level within their career. 

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NAFSA Advocacy Day

Connect with Congress to ensure lawmakers understand the value of international education and exchange and the field’s most pressing needs at the NAFSA Advocacy Day.

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NAFSA RISE Fellowship

The NAFSA RISE (Representation, Inclusion, Support, and Empowerment) Fellowship honors the richness of human diversity and the essential power of discussion and collaboration across geographic and other boundaries.

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Symposium on Leadership

Gather with higher education leaders to examine the global demands on international higher education and share comparative perspectives and lessons learned.

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75th Anniversary Summits

NAFSA 75th Anniversary Summits are a three-part virtual series designed in celebration of 75 years of NAFSA: Association of International Educators. This series of three separate summits consists of deep dives into topics that are shaping the field today, influencing the decisions of tomorrow, and navigating the forces that impact the evolution of the international education profession. 

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