Additional Resources

  • Journal of International Students (JIS) (website) 

    This journal is an academic, interdisciplinary, and peer-reviewed, quarterly publication on international student affairs. The goal of the Journal is to feature narrative, theoretical and empirically-based research articles, student/faculty reflections, study abroad experiences, and book reviews relevant to international students and their cross-cultural experiences and understanding in international education.

  • Ten Trends - Transformative Changes in Higher Education (.pdf available to download at website)

    This British Council report provides knowledge and understanding of the complex forces shaping global higher education, offering context to support the education sector and its stakeholders in developing more informed internationalization strategies, management plans, and institutional practices.

  • ONE Report: The African Century (.pdf)
    This brief report from describes how the 21st century is the "African Century," with statistics and information on issues relevant to all who currently partner with or are considering partnerships with African institutions or organizations.
  • Now You're In Charge (Website)
    This article by Allison M. Vaillancourt for Chronicle Vitae includes helpful advice and considerations for those entering into their first administrative position in higher education.
  • Three Waves of International Student Mobility (1999–2020) (Google Drive File)

    Article by AIEA Member Rahul Choudaha that analyzes the past, present, and future of international student mobility from the lens of three overlapping Waves spread over seven years between 1999 and 2020.

  • The Internationalization Toolkit (Website)

    The Internationalization Toolkit is one of ACE’s Center for Internationalization and Global Engagement’s most popular resources. It includes policies, programs, surveys, and other information from a variety of institutions, which can serve as models for colleges and universities as they pursue their internationalization goals.

  • Academic Impressions: Five Strategies for Leading Change (webpage) 
    This article draws on academic literature from social science, communication studies, and organizational management disciplines to discuss five strategies that leaders can employ to effect change at their institutions.
  • Evaluating International Research Experiences for Graduate Students (webpage) 
    Executive Summary, recording, and more information from the Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) - National Science Foundation (NSF)- Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)  workshop “Evaluating International Research Experiences for Graduate Students” held February 16, 2016 at NSF. 
  • Nelson Mandela Bay Declaration on the Future of Internationalization of Higher Education(.pdf) 
    In January 2014, AIEA, along with 23 other organisations, signed the Nelson Mandela Bay Global Dialogue Declaration on the Future of Internationalisation of Higher Education. In it, organisations involved in international higher education agree to actively work to make internationalisation more inclusive, more collaborative, equitable and ethical.
  • Hot Trends for Senior International Officers 2015 (.pdf)
    NAFSA’s International Education Leadership Knowledge Community (IEL KC) surveyed Senior International Officers to learn the biggest issues they are facing in 2015. This infographic highlights key takeaways and findings.
  • The TeamUp RoadMap A Guide to Building Strategic U.S.-Japan Educational Partnerships (website)  
    The RoadMap is for anyone interested in what is emerging as a new, dynamic era in partnerships between institutions of higher education in the United States and Japan. It has a specific focus on student mobility, building on the good work already being done to: enable more and new kinds of students to travel back and forth; enhance the experience of students already studying in the other country; embed such student mobility in bi-national, mutually beneficial, strategic partnerships. The RoadMap serves those already engaged in such collaborations and those just starting out. It guides faculty and administrators through the process of partnership initiation and enhancement by pulling together cutting-edge research, best practices, lessons learned, and exemplary case studies, organized around critical topics.  
  • Global Leadership Bibliography (website) 
    This reading list is compiled annually by the Global Leadership Advancement Center at San Jose State University. It contains both empirical research and trade books on global leadership and closely related topics and is updated annually. 
  • NAFSA Blog (blog)
    On the NAFSA blog, the importance and impact of international education are in the spotlight. Join the conversation. Take action to support public policies that promote a better world through educational exchanges. Discuss innovative approaches to making the college experience more international.
  • Unintentional Diplomats: International Science Engagement and Science Diplomacy by U.S. Higher Education Institutions (paper)
    AIEA leadership and science policy staff at the U.S. Department of State have been working together over the last two years to better understand international science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) engagement by U.S. higher education institutions (HEI) and the potential implications of such engagement for U.S. science diplomacy. This paper reports on a survey that AIEA conducted on these topics in late 2012 and early 2013 and discusses the implications of its results.
    Authors: AIEA Past President Susan B. Sutton and Elizabeth E. Lyons of the U.S. Department of State 
  • A Failure to Capitalize on Globalization (article)
    AIEA President Harvey Charles and Executive Director Darla Deardorff's June 2014 charge to university presidents in the Chronicle of Higher Education. 

  • Engaging the Academy: the Next Frontier? (article)
    Article by Douglas Proctor, originally published in IEAA Vista Magazine, Autumn 2014. The article looks at how frequently academic/faculty staff featured in the titles of conferences sessions at the major international education conferences last year (including AIEA) and then draws further inspiration from the recent EAIE-IEAA “Leadership Needs in International Higher Education in Australia and Europe” report.

  • IE Leaders (blog)
    AIEA Member John D. Heyl's blog and webpage provides resources for those in positions to lead international education at their institution. 

  • The Future of International Higher Education (video)
    Dr. Gilbert Merkx, Director of Duke University Center of International Studies, and Dr. Darla Deardorff, Director of the Association of International Education Administrators, discuss the future of international higher education and the history of the American higher education system. From Duke University's John Hope Franklin Center for Interdisciplinary and International Studies' Wednesdays at the Center series. 

  • Outcomes Assessment in International Education (.pdf)
    Spring 2014 article in The Boston College Center for International Higher Education's International Higher Education by Dr. Darla Deardorff that outlines a few principles as a call for further reflection and discussion on what truly makes for rigorous outcomes assessment in international education. Links to all editions of the publication can be found at

  • International and Diversity Offices Look for Ways to Work Together
    October 18, 2013 article in The Chronicle for Higher Education by Karin Fischer on the two-day meeting sponsored by ACE (American Council on Education) that aims to bridge that divide between international and diversity offices and explore the potential for collaboration between multicultural education and internationalization efforts on campuses. Article text available at this link.

  • International Higher Education 
    International Higher Education is the quarterly publication of the Center for International Higher Education at Boston College. The journal is a reflection of the Center's mission to encourage an international perspective that will contribute to enlightened policy and practice through commentary and current information on key issues that shape higher education worldwide.
    Links to all editions can be found at