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Global Higher Education Resources

American Council on Education

ACE offers programs and services that enhance comprehensive internationalization on U.S. campuses and situate U.S. higher education in a global context. In addition, ACE works with international partners on higher education issues that have a global impact.

American Councils for International Education

Founded in 1974 as an association for area and language professionals, American Councils has focused its expertise on academic exchange, professional training, distance learning, curriculum and test development, delivery of technical assistance, research, evaluation, and institution building.

American Association of Community Colleges, International Programs and Services 

This division of AACC assists community colleges in promoting global awareness, responsibility, intercultural understanding, and engagement among students, faculty, staff, and decision makers as well as raise recognition of the community college role in global education among key constituencies, nationally and internationally.

American Association of Colleges and Universities

Shared Futures: Global Learning and Social Responsibility is a multi-project, national initiative of the Association of American Colleges and Universities. Shared Futures facilitates curricular change and faculty development on campuses nationwide. The initiative places questions of diversity, identity, citizenship, and responsible action at the heart of global learning. Through an online social network, the initiative hopes to create new connections between educators.

Council on International Educational Exchange(CIEE)

Forum on Education Abroad (ForumEA)

The national organization of higher educational institutions devoted solely to improving the quality of study abroad experience.  Check the links to Resources (see under Research the Outcomes Assessment link) and Standards.

NAFSA: Association of International Educators

The largest national organization dedicated to the full range of international education topics.

Institute of International Education (IIE)

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs

Human Rights Watch 

UN Global Compact