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.

Diversity Programs

Explore the many offerings and opportunities NAFSA provides to support diversity, a strategic priority for the association and the campuses it serves.

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Global Learning Lab

Deans, faculty, senior international officers, and scholar-practitioners discuss strategies for incorporating global competencies into learning across the curriculum.

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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.

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NAFSA Strategic Retreats

Join the leading voices in education abroad and international enrollment management as they gather to think profoundly, strategically, and creatively about their work.

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Presidents and Provosts Summit

Join campus leaders to explore the latest trends in international education, build international partnerships, and discuss the critical issues facing institutions today.

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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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Seminar on Peace and Social Justice

Join scholars and practitioners in peacebuilding and international education to examine the role of higher education in promoting peace, security, and social justice around the world.

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Region X Fall Virtual Event

In lieu of a 2020 in-person conference, Region X is pleased to announce that we will be hosting a series of virtual offerings on October 13-15 and 20-22! We look forward to connecting as a region at our 2020 virtual event!
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United Kingdom Student Visa Updates

1:00 p.m. (EDT) The United Kingdom has always been one of the top destinations for students to pursue study abroad programs. The United Kingdom Visa and Immigration agency recently announced significant changes to the student visa process that will impact students interested in studying there as
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Filing Academic H-1B Petitions

A foundational overview for professionals new to the H-1B petition process. Learn key regulatory information from experts in the field who provide guidance and insights into the common pitfalls that come with these petitions. This workshop helps you prepare the petition and also learn model
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Student Health and Safety Abroad

As student populations abroad diversify, advisers must take preventative measures to protect students’ well-being. This ranges from managing mental health needs to supporting students with disabilities. This workshop will help advisers prepare for and respond to health and safety situations—while
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Region II Fall Virtual Event

In lieu of a 2020 in-person conference, Region II is pleased to announce that we will be hosting a series of virtual offerings on October 13, 14, 21, and 28! We look forward to connecting as a region at the 2020 Region II Virtual Program!
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Tracks and Trails: Forging Ahead in International Ed

In lieu of a 2020 in-person conference, Region I is pleased to announce that we will be hosting a series of virtual offerings on October 19-23! We look forward to connecting as a region at our 2020 virtual event, Tracks and Trails: Forging Ahead in International Ed!
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Region XII Fall Virtual Event

In lieu of a 2020 in-person conference, Region XII is pleased to announce that we will be hosting a series of virtual offerings on October 19-23! We look forward to connecting as a region at our 2020 virtual event!
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