NAFSA: Association of International Educators
NAFSA, a highly respected professional organization, offers membership to faculty of study abroad and international student departments. Benefits include access to professional networks and publications, and policy advocacy performed by NAFSA on behalf of international education.
Institute of International Education
With a membership of over 1100 institutions, The IIE seeks to promote the exchange of people and ideas between universities around the world. Their services include research on best practices, as well as coordination of exchanges for international students and scholars.
American Council on Education
The ACE represents the presidents of America’s institutions of higher learning and performs advocacy on behalf of, and research designed to improve, colleges and universities. Under its authority is the Center for Internationalization and Global Engagement, which offers programs and services that support internationalization in higher education.
Association of International Education Administrators
With an exclusive focus on professionals, the AIEA offers development and information sharing opportunities to administrators of international programs. Membership confers access to the AIEA professional network, subscription to its publications and representation in matters of public policy.
European Association for International Education
The EAIE is Europe’s premier organization for promoting internationalization in higher education. The organization hosts conferences, distributes awards and performs a variety of other services geared toward networking and information sharing between professionals.
Academy for Educational Development
Serving the cause of holistic global progress, FHI 360 advocates and uses multidisciplinary approaches to support global development. In education, their work has centered upon improving educational access for underserved groups and integrating technology into classrooms, while at the same time focusing on teacher development and student-centered learning.
Council on International Educational Exchange
The CIEE provides exchange opportunities to students and faculty in the form of study and teach abroad programs. In addition, professionals can take advantage of the council’s research publications and development seminars.
The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
The AACSB promotes the forward progress of management education by accrediting business colleges on an international basis. Conferences, publications and, even, an employment search system for positions at collegiate management institutions are provided by the organization.