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CIGE Partners and External Resources

December 30, 1899


CIGE maintains active linkages with national and international associations and organizations involved in international education in order to collaborate on programs and projects, and provide broader access to key resources and information in the field. 


Joint Programs and Projects

CIGE currently maintains on-going, project-based partnerships with the following organizations:


Advisory Board Representation

CIGE is represented on the following organizations’ advisory boards:

  • Consortium for North American Higher Education Collaboration (CONAHEC)
    CONAHEC’s primary mission is to foster academic collaboration among institutions, organizations and agencies of higher education in Canada, Mexico, and the United States. CONAHEC also promotes linkages between North America and higher education entities around the world.

  • International Association of Universities (IAU) 
    IAU, founded in 1950, is the UNESCO-based worldwide association of higher education institutions. It brings together institutions and organizations from some 120 countries for reflection and action on common concerns and collaborates with various international, regional and national bodies active in higher education.

  • British Council – Going Global
    Going Global is an annual conference hosted by the British Council, offering an open forum for global leaders of international education to discuss issues facing the international education community.

Additional Organizations and Resources

CIGE maintains active connections with the following organizations, and collaborates on projects and programs on an ad-hoc basis.

  • Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC) 
    AUCC is a membership organization that represents 97 public and private not-for-profit universities and university degree-level colleges and provides university presidents with a unified voice and a forum for collective action.

  • EducationUSA
    EducationUSA is a U.S. Department of State-supported network of hundreds of advising centers around the world. Each year, EducationUSA advisers provide millions of international students with accurate, comprehensive, and current information about how to apply to U.S. colleges and universities.

  • European Association for International Education (EAIE)
    The EAIE is the European center for expertise, networking and resources in the internationalization of higher education.  It is a non-profit, member-led organization serving individuals actively involved in the internationalization of their institutions.

  • International Association of University Presidents (IAUP)
    The IAUP is an association of university chief executives from higher education institutions around the world. Membership is limited to those individuals who serve as presidents, rectors or vice-chancellors at regionally accredited colleges or universities.

  • NAFSA: Association of International Educators
    NAFSA is the world's largest nonprofit association dedicated to international education and exchange. NAFSA's 10,000 members are located at more than 3,500 institutions worldwide, in over 150 countries. 

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