ACE helps institutions develop and sustain comprehensive, effective internationalization programs, believing that effective internationalization goes beyond traditional study abroad programs and international student enrollment to require a comprehensive institutional commitment that also includes curriculum, research, faculty development, and active strategies for institutional engagement.

In this series of posts, ACE staff and guest contributors explore issues central to international education and global engagement.

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Featured Posts

The Changing Landscape of Partnerships in International Education

COVID-19 has undoubtedly altered the higher education internationalization landscape, most significantly in the prioritization of lasting, high-value partnerships. Gone are the days of signing memoranda of understanding for the sake of ceremony, and here to stay are meaningful and sustainable partnerships—for both parties—many with a focus on student mobility.

Journey to 1,000 Surveys

We’re just about to the end of data collection for the Mapping Internationalization survey, and we need your help for one last push.

Four Misconceptions About International Students in the U.S.

Policies and practices that make international students and scholars feel unwelcome are just part of the problem for this population during stressful times. Another is the myths such policies that reinforce a generally unwelcoming climate in this country, write Haelim Chun and Jung Hyun Choi.

When Pandemics End

Planning for the 2021–22 academic year gives us all a chance to open academic doors wider than ever before. And so far, no pandemic has caused us to do otherwise, writes Allan E. Goodman, president and CEO of the Institute of International Education.

Attracting and Retaining International Students at Community Colleges: Creating a 5-Star Experience

Community colleges were never designed for students from outside the United States, nor have they been given much attention. For that reason, if community colleges would like to attract, enroll, and retain these students, they must take deliberate and specific actions to plan and provide a five-star experience.

Can Internationalization Survive Coronavirus? You Need to See My Data.

Coronavirus has been a blow to study abroad and foreign exchange. But as Robin Helms explains, the most powerful lever for international education is not moving people back and forth. It’s what’s happening on our own campuses.