About AIEA

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The Association of International Education Administrators (AIEA), a membership organization formed in November 1982, is the only association specifically focused on international education leadership. 


The Association of International Education Administrators is a member organization that equips leaders to shape the future of higher education in a global context.


AIEA advances strategic transformational approaches to internationalization of higher education; empowers those who lead such efforts; convenes global conversation on key issues; and partners with other organizations around the world to develop sustainable and forward-looking perspectives.

Seeking Solutions to Common Problems

AIEA gives members opportunities to join forces, exchange ideas, share institutional strategies, and provide an effective voice on matters of public policy. Avenues for addressing common problems and mutual interests include:

  • Opportunities for dialogue with colleagues
  • A unified voice on specific international legislative issues
  • New approaches to international education on campus
  • An informed perspective on the development of policy on international education
  • Workshops on topics of interest to members
  • Professional meetings
  • A scholarly journal
  • Other timely publications 

AIEA Core Values

"We are a community of leaders who value vision, strategy, and innovation in internationalizing higher education."

Statement passed by the AIEA Executive Committee, February 2010

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