NAFSA, a highly respected professional organization, offers membership to faculty of study abroad and international student departments.
With a membership of over 1,100 institutions, the IIE seeks to promote the exchange of people and ideas between universities around the world.
With an exclusive focus on professionals, the AIEA offers development and information sharing opportunities to administrators of international programs.
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.
Serving the cause of global progress, FHI 360 advocates and uses multidisciplinary approaches to support global development. In education, their work has centered upon improving educational access for under-served groups and integrating technology into classrooms, while at the same time focusing on teacher development and student-centered learning.
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 AACSB promotes the forward progress of management education by accrediting business colleges on an international basis. The organization provides conferences, publications and an employment search system for positions at collegiate management institutions.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- CIEE Knowledge Series
- Education Abroad Faculty Toolkit - includes comprehensive resources, ideas and syllabi for faculty-led embedded and stand-alone off-campus programs from the University of Kentucky.
- Forum on Education Abroad - The Forum on Education Abroad publishes Standards of Good Practice, Standards of Good Practice for Short-Term Education Abroad Programs and Code of Ethics, as well as information about responsible, ethical and sustainable study abroad: Responsible Travel resources from Transitions Abroad, Sustainable Study Abroad from Middlebury College, the Ethical Traveler website.
- Mobility International USA - an organization advocating for international exchange for people with disabilities.
- US Department of State - entry requirements, travel warnings and alerts, country information, websites for study abroad participants, travel tips for foreign countries.
- STEP (Smart Traveler Enrollment Program) - U.S. Department of State program for registering U.S. citizens traveling abroad.
- What's Up With Culture? - an online cultural training resource for study abroad from the University of the Pacific.
Government and NGO Resources
- Peace Corps
- U.S. Commercial Service
- U.S. Department of State: Teaching Overseas
- United Nations
- World Bank
- The Center for Global Education
- Institute for International Education
- Amnesty International
Overseas Insurance Coverage
An Overseas Accidents & Sickness Insurance and Crisis Management assistance is automatically provided through AIG/Travelguard for those students participating in Exchange, Semester Study Abroad programs and Faculty-led, course related oversea programs. Faculty and Staff traveling on a course-related overseas program or on approved overseas University business are also automatically covered under the Overseas Accident & Sickness Insurance coverage. Please see the Overseas Information and Links below, and download the Insurance Card to take with you while traveling.
Please contact WORLD: The David and Leighan Rinker Center for International Learning office for more information at: 386-822-8165.
AIG Accident & Sickness Plan Forms, Overseas Travel Card and Coverage Summary:
- Please click here for a copy of your Travel & Insurance Assistance Card which should be carried with you at all times while abroad.
- Please click here for a Summary of Health Coverage under the plan.
- Please click here for a copy of the Health Insurance Claim Form.