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 IEW Campus Connection

IEW Campus Connection features keynote speakers on topics such as social justice, internationalization, and cutting-edge research on trends in international education, as well as NAFSA's annual Simon Award presentations.

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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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Engaging International Alumni as Strategic Partners

June 22, 2021 | 3:00 pm
Every international educator knows the value international students bring to campus, but few have tapped their institution’s international alumni to their full potential. In Engaging International Alumni as Strategic Partners, experts on international alumni relations describe how higher education
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Executive Internationalization Leadership e-Institute I

July 15, 2021 - June 15, 2022 | 9:00 am
The Executive Leadership e-Institute is presented by the most experienced team of NAFSA Program Faculty - all global campus internationalization experts. Our faculty have managed internationalization initiatives, published extensively, and presented at numerous workshops, forums, and conferences
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NAFSA All-Region Summit

October 4 - 22, 2021 | 9:00 am
Welcome to the NAFSA All-Region Summit! The combined virtual event will be housed on one platform where attendees can access region-specific content, as well as shared activities and events. This first-ever combined online event will broaden learning and engagement across all regions. Connect with
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Research Symposium - Fall 2021

November 18, 2021 | 11:00 am
Join NAFSA and colleagues in recognizing international education research at the next Research Symposium - A Critical Discussion of Theories, Methodologies, and Practices in International Education - during International Education Week, on November 18, 2021. Bringing together researchers and
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NAFSA 2022 Annual Conference & Expo

May 31 - June 3 | 9:00 am
Commitment to a Sustainable Future NAFSA: Association of International Educators, the world’s largest association dedicated to international education and exchange, invites you to the NAFSA 2022 Annual Conference & Expo! Be a part of the most diverse and comprehensive global event attended by
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