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.

Cuba Engagement Initiative

Learn more about NAFSA’s efforts to build sustainable partnerships and expand opportunities for collaboration between U.S. and Cuban academic institutions.

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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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2020 Region VII Conference

We are pleased to announce our inaugural virtual program for this upcoming fall! Please join us for Navigating Change with Purpose & Vision from November 9 - 13, 2020.
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2020 Region VIII Conference

Our regional leadership team remains committed to connecting with our community and supporting our region. We will instead offer a series of virtual events- the Region VIII Reconnect. Please subscribe to our social media for more updates in the coming weeks. Thank you for being a part of NAFSA
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Research Symposium - November 2020

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 20, 2020. This event is being held virtually in
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NAFSA 2021 Annual Conference and Expo

NAFSA: Association of International Educators, the world’s largest association dedicated to international education and exchange, invites you to the NAFSA 2021 Annual Conference & Expo! Be a part of the most diverse and comprehensive global event attended by professionals from across the field. Join
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