International Higher Education Associations

Within Canada and worldwide there are a number of excellent higher education associations focused on studying and promoting best practices related to international education activities and initiatives. Their websites are valuable resources for a variety of information about current issues and opportunities related to international education.

Within Canada and North America
American Council on International Education (ACE)
Association of Canadian Community Colleges (ACCC)
Association of Universities and Community Colleges of Canada (AUCC)
Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE)
Conference of the Americas on International Education (CAIE)
Consortium for North American Higher Education Collaboration (CONAHEC)
NAFSA Association of International Educators

ASEAN University Network (AUN)
Asia Europe Foundation (ASEF)
Asia-Pacific Association for International Education (APAIE)
Association of African Universities (AAU)
Association of International Education Administrators (AIEA)
German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
European Association for International Education (EAIE)
European University Association (EUA)
Global University Network for Innovation (GUNI)
International Association of Universities (IAU)
United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

There are many other actors and associations in the international education landscape. UM colleagues who may come across one (or two) related to their international activities are encouraged to get in contact with OIR for information exchange and general advice.