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American Association of Community Colleges Founded in 1920, the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) has become the leading proponent and the national "voice for community colleges". Today, the association represents almost 1,200 two-year, associate degree–granting institutions. AACC supports and promotes its member colleges through policy initiatives, innovative programs, research and information and strategic outreach to business and industry and the national news media.
Argentina Association of Spanish Language Schools AACELE, Argentina Association of Spanish Language Schools, is a non-profit association dedicated to promote and guarantee excellence in Spanish language teaching. Our most important aims are: to ensure that students receive top-quality education during their stay in Argentina, as well as to represent our members' interests.
American Association of Collegiate Registrars & Admissions Officers The American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO) is a nonprofit, voluntary, professional association of more than 10,000 higher education admissions and registration professionals who represent approximately 2,500 institutions in more than 30 countries. The mission of the association is to provide professional development, guidelines and voluntary standards to be used by higher education officials regarding the best practices in records management, admissions, enrollment management, administrative information technology and student services. It also provides a forum for discussion regarding policy initiation and development, interpretation and implementation at the institutional level and in the global educational community.
American Association of State Colleges and Universities The American Association of State Colleges and Universities was established in 1961. AASCU's 430 public college and university members are found throughout the United States, and in Guam, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. The association has the purpose to provide policy leadership and program support to strengthen academic quality, to analyze public policy and to create professional development opportunities for institutional leaders.
Association of African Universities The AAU, whose headquarters is located in Accra, Ghana, was founded in 1967. The association has 199 members from 45 African countries. The mission of the AAU is to raise the quality of higher education in Africa and strengthen its contribution to African development by fostering collaboration among its member institutions.
Association of Canadian Community Colleges The Association of Canadian Community Colleges (ACCC) is the national, voluntary membership organization created in 1972 to represent colleges and institutes to government, business and industry, both in Canada and internationally. With an Ottawa-based secretariat, ACCC interacts with federal departments and agencies on the members' behalf and links college capabilities to national industries.
Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training ACCET was founded in 1974 for the purpose of improving continuing education and training and has been officially recognized by the U.S. Department of Education since 1978 as a "reliable authority" as to the quality of education and training provided by the institutions we accredit. In 1998, ACCET became the only recognized accrediting agency to be certified as an ISO 9001-Quality Management System, under the international standards established by the International Organization for Standardization, and continues to hold that unique status.
American Council on Education The American Council on Education (ACE) is the only higher education organization that represents presidents and chancellors of all types of U.S. accredited, degree-granting institutions: community colleges and four-year institutions, private and public universities, and nonprofit and for-profit colleges. Since 1918, ACE has provided leadership and a unified voice on key higher education issues. Through advocacy, research and innovative programs, ACE represents the interests of more than 1,800 campus executives, as well as the leaders of higher education - related associations and organizations.
Associação de Escolas de Português Língua Estrangeira AEPLE is the Portuguese Association of Private Schools which teach Portuguese as a foreign language. The association was founded in 1996 and the main objectives are to promote Portuguese language and culture worldwide and to guarantee European standards in the quality of teaching and accommodation.
Spanish in Andalusia with AEEA AEEA, the Andalusian Association of Schools of Spanish as a foreign language, represents accredited private institutions which offer a wide range of Spanish courses in most attractive places of Andalusia. All member schools of AEEA have received the Quality Certificate for the Teaching of Spanish as a Foreign Language (CEELE), given by the University of Alcalá de Henares or the Accreditation Certificate from the Cervantes Institute guaranteeing the highest standards.
AEI - Australian Education International Australian Education International (AEI), as part of the Australian Government Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations, uniquely integrates the development of international government relations with support for the commercial activities of Australia's education community. The Australian Government brand for promoting Australian education internationally, Study in Australia, raises awareness of Australia as a study destination with students offshore through worldwide marketing activities.
The Association of MBAs The Association of MBAs (AMBA) is the international impartial authority on postgraduate business education and was established in 1967. Our accreditation service is the global standard for all MBA, DBA and MBM programmes. We are the only professional membership association for over 9,000 MBA students and graduates, accredited business schools, and MBA employers.
Association of Pacific Rim Universities Formed in 1997, the Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) is a consortium of 42 leading research universities in the Pacific Rim. APRU aims to foster education, research and enterprise thereby contributing to the economic, scientific and cultural advancement in the Pacific Rim.
AREI CHILE, Educacion Internacional AREI CHILE (Association of Representatives of International Education and Exchange) was founded in 2005 as a result of the increasing demand for both international study programmes as well as cultural exchange programmes. The 12 members are dedicated to developing and promoting all kinds of education services both in Chile and overseas. AREI CHILE offers a broad variety of services to their members and ensures members maintain the highest standard of quality and ethical business practices.
Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada The Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC) is the voice of Canada's universities. We represent 92 Canadian public and private not-for-profit universities and university-degree level colleges. Since 1911, we have provided strong and effective representation for our members, in Canada and abroad. Our mandate is to facilitate the development of public policy on higher education and to encourage cooperation among universities and governments, industry, communities, and institutions in other countries.
Asociación Uruguaya de Difusión del Español como Lengua Extranjera The Association AUDELE (Asociación Uruguaya de Difusión del Español como Lengua Extranjera) has been established to promote Uruguay as study destination for Spanish language programmes. The association provides information on all topics about opening a Spanish language school. Members of AUDELE will get the chance to meet professionals in international education, make valuable contacts and position their courses worldwide.
Canadian Association of Independent Schools The Canadian Association of Independent Schools (CAIS) is a membership association for independent elementary and secondary schools in Canada as well as for schools abroad that offer a Canadian curriculum. CAIS serves as a liaison between member schools and holds several professional development conferences each year for administrators.
CampusFrance - Study in France CampusFrance is the product of the merger of Agence EduFrance and two other key vehicles for university and scientific mobility, CROUS and EGIDE. The creation of CampusFrance will enhance the international visibility of French educational institutions, improve France's ability to attract the best foreign students by guaranteeing them a successful academic itinerary and strengthen its tools for organizing university and research partnerships.
English Language Program Accreditation, CEA The Commission on English Language Program Accreditation (CEA) was founded in 1999 by English language professionals as a specialized accrediting agency. The purpose was to provide a means for improving the quality of English language teaching and administration through accepted standards. CEA conducts accreditation reviews in the U.S. and internationally. CEA is recognized by the US Secretary of Education, which attests to the high quality of CEA as an accrediting agency.
Centre international d'etudes pédagogiques Founded in 1945 and a national public establishment since 1987, the CIEP is renown in France and abroad for its competencies in the field of expertise, training and evaluation, and for its reflection in the field of international cooperation in education. A public establishment of the Ministry of Education, in close cooperation with numerous partners: both French public and private organisations, as well as sponsors. Two main missions: To promote French expertise abroad, making France a more attractive option, and to internationalise its education system. Two principal fields of activity: Education (general, professional and higher) and languages (French and foreign languages, certifications and evaluation).
Centro Interuniversitario de Desarrollo - CINDA CINDA (Centro Interuniversitario de Desarrollo) is an international academic institution founded more than 30 years ago. Member institutions include the leading universities in Latin America, Portugal and Spain. University policy and management are the main topics addressed by the network.
Center for Higher Education Development The CHE is a think tank for higher education. Based on international comparisons, we develop models for the modernisation of higher education systems and institutions. We do undertake research on higher education and develop political scenarios, but ultimately our activities aim at the realisation and testing of new organisational as well as steering and controlling models of higher education practice.
Coimbra Group - Groupe Coimbra - Grupo Coimbra Founded in 1985 and formally constituted by Charter in 1987, the Coimbra Group is an association of long-established European multidisciplinary universities of high international standard. The Coimbra Group is committed to creating special academic and cultural ties in order to promote, for the benefit of its members, internationalisation, academic collaboration, excellence in learning and research, and service to society.
Council on Standards for International Educational Travel The Council on Standards for International Educational Travel (CSIET) is a not-for-profit organization committed to quality international educational travel and exchange for youth at the high school level. The purpose of CSIET is to identify reputable international youth exchange programs, to provide leadership and support to the exchange and educational communities so that youth are provided with meaningful and safe international exchange experiences, and to promote the importance and educational value of international youth exchange.
German Academic Exchange Service The German Academic Exchange Service is one of the world's largest and most respected intermediary organisations in its field. For more than 75 years now, the DAAD has been committed to advancing academic relations between Germany and other countries as well as, more generally, to promoting the fields of education, science, culture and research.
EA (Educado en Argentina) EA (Educado en Argentina) is an independent organization founded to promote Argentina as a study destination to the world. EA and its services provide support to national education institutions in order to help them recruit international students for their institutions, as well as providing information on all topics concerning international higher education. Through the organization of international congresses, seminars and international fairs, members of EA will get the chance to meet and know all the professionals in international education, make valuable contacts and position their courses worldwide.
European Foundation for Management Development EFMD (European Foundation for Management Development) is an international membership organisation, based in Brussels, Belgium. With more than 650 member organisations from academia, business, public service and consultancy in 75 countries, EFMD provides a unique forum for information, research, networking and debate on innovation and best practice in management development. EFMD is recognized globally as an accreditation body of quality in management education and has established accreditation services for business schools and business school programmes, corporate universities and technology-enhanced learning programmes.
education ireland Established by the Irish government in 1993, the International Education Board's remit is to facilitate and support the development of Ireland as an international education centre. The board has representation from all interested sections of Irish education - universities, institutes of technology, independent colleges and language schools as well as from other government departments and agencies. The IEBI promotes Irish education overseas via advertising, developing and circulating generic information and by participating at education fairs, seminars and workshops.
EnglishSA.org - South African language schools Founded in 2005, English SA is an association of privately owned independent schools in South Africa. The association stands for quality in terms of teacher training, up to date didactic methodologies and complaints management. English SA members offer a wide range of courses designed for students, teachers, businessmen, seniors and teenagers, even tailor-made.
The European University Association (EUA) The European University Association (EUA) represents and supports higher education institutions in 46 countries, providing them with a unique forum to cooperate and keep abreast of the latest trends in higher education and research policies. EUA is the result of a merger between the Association of European Universities (CRE) and the Confederation of European Union Rectors' Conferences. EUA plays an essential role in shaping tomorrow’s European higher education and research landscape thanks to its unique knowledge of the sector and the diversity of its members.
The Group of Eight (Go8) The Group of Eight (Go8) is a coalition of leading Australian universities, intensive in research and comprehensive in general and professional education. The Go8 exists to strengthen Australia’s capacity to engage in and benefit from global developments, respond to global and local challenges.
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) was established in 1986 with a founding membership of eighteen institutions. Because of HACU’s exemplary leadership on behalf of the nation’s youngest and fastest-growing population, the association rapidly grew in numbers and national impact. Today, HACU represents more than 450 colleges and universities committed to Hispanic higher education success in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Latin America, Spain and Portugal.
International Education Consultants Association International Education Consultants Association (IECA) is a non-profit organisation that was established to develop education services both in Taiwan and overseas, to promote international education & culture, and to enhance cooperative interests. Main task and aim are expanding the market of both international and domestic education programs and developing the industry system of studying abroad.
Institute of International Education An independent nonprofit founded in 1919, IIE (Institute of International Education) is among the world's largest and most experienced international education and training organizations. IIE provides a wide range of services to and manages or administers programs for many corporations, foundations, government agencies, and international agencies.
International Student Travel Confederation (ISTC) The International Student Travel Confederation (ISTC) is a not-for-profit organisation, founded in 1949 by the travel departments of a group of national student unions, to explore the needs of the growing numbers of student and youth travellers. Thanks to the ISTC, students, young people and teaching professionals have access to a global network of leading travel specialists. The ISTC network includes over 5000 offices in 106 countries worldwide, which collectively serve the needs of over 10 million student and youth travellers each year.
Japan Student Services Organization-JASSO As a core and leading organisation in the provision of student services, JASSO (Japan Student Services Organization) comprehensively administers scholarship loan programmes and support programmes for international students.
National Association for College Admission Counseling The National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC), founded in 1937, is an organization of more than 10,000 professionals from around the world dedicated to serving students as they make choices about pursuing postsecondary education. NACAC is committed to maintaining high standards that foster ethical and social responsibility among those involved in the transition process, as outlined in the NACAC Statement of Principles of Good Practice (SPGP).
National Association of Independent Schools The National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), governed by a board of trustees, is a membership organization and the national voice of independent education. NAIS represents more than 1,300 independent schools and associations in the United States, and affiliates with independent schools abroad as well. NAIS offers a broad variety of services to their members being a hub of resources and expertise on matters relating to schools.
Netherlands Organization for International Cooperation in Higher Education Nuffic, the Netherlands Organization for International Cooperation in Higher Education, was founded in 1952. As an independent, non-profit organization NUFFIC supports internationalization in higher education, research and professional education in the Netherlands and abroad, and helps improve access to higher education worldwide.
NYESA The New York English Schools' Association (NYESA) promotes the interests and general welfare of proprietary ESL schools in New York and sets standards of quality. The association provides its members with the most current information regarding both educational and policy issues that impact the sector, and ensures that its members follow sound and ethical business practices.
Oxford Seminars Oxford Seminars is a leading provider of TESOL/TESL/TEFL certification courses throughout the US and Canada certifying over 5 000 graduates annually. Our graduates explore the world, collect experiences of a lifetime, and find themselves in high demand. Join the 5 000 graduates who get certified with Oxford Seminars each year and begin your exciting adventure teaching English abroad.
Austrian Exchange Service The Austrian Exchange Service (ÖAD) was established in 1961 by the Austrian Rectors’ Conference with the purpose of supporting foreign students during their stay in Austria. Today the ÖAD is Austria’s leading non-profit-organisation in the field of international co-operation in education and research. The activities of the ÖAD embrace general, academic and vocational education with – historically grown – specific focus on academic mobility.
SEA - Asociación de Centros de Idiomas SEA - the Argentinian association of language schools gathers over 50 accredited language centres in Argentina, all of which are in full compliance with the highest academic, ethical and legal standards. The association ensures the quality standards of education within the schools through a continuous process of auditing.
Singapore Education Singapore Education is a multi-government agency initiative launched by the Singapore Government in 2003 to establish and promote Singapore as a premier education hub and help international students make an informed decision on studying in Singapore. This initiative is led by the Singapore Economic Development Board and supported by the Singapore Tourism Board, SPRING Singapore, International Enterprise Singapore and the Ministry of Education.
Study Illinois Study Illinois is a consortium of educational institutions in the U.S. state of Illinois, whose purpose is to connect international students and professionals with quality Illinois education and training. Study Illinois colleges and universities provide special services to help international students enroll, adjust and successfully pursue their academic goals in the United States.
StudyMississippi is a consortium of accredited educational institutions in the U.S. State of Mississippi whose purpose is to connect international students and professionals with quality Mississippi education and training. Members include high schools, community colleges, public and private colleges and universities, and professional English language schools. StudyMississippi institutions offer thousands of degrees to choose from, and are found in rural, suburban and urban settings.
Study Oregon Study Oregon is a group of educational and training organizations whose purpose is to connect international students and professionals with quality education and training in the state of Oregon. Study Oregon helps educational institutions promote their programs to students who want to come to North America to pursue intensive English, undergraduate and / or graduate degree studies, college preparatory studies, high school diplomas, vocational and technical training, certificates, or TOEFL / TOEIC.
Study Washington Study Washington is an association of colleges, universities and independent schools. The mission is to promote the State of Washington as study destination for international students coming to the United States. Accreditation systems ensure that Washington institutions continue to maintain their high standards.
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS) The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS) is a voluntary membership organization for nearly 300 boarding schools in the United States, Canada, and abroad. The independently incorporated non-profit organization exclusively serves the marketing and professional development needs of college-preparatory boarding schools, and provides information for families and other individuals about the benefits of living and learning in a residential setting.
Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, Inc. (TESOL) Incorporated in 1966, Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, Inc. (TESOL), is a global association for English language teaching professionals headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, USA. TESOL encompasses a network of approximately 60,000 educators worldwide, consisting of more than 14,000 individual members and an additional 45,000 educators within the 100 plus TESOL affiliate associations. Representing a multifaceted academic discipline and profession, TESOL offers members serial publications, books, and electronic resources on current issues, ideas, and opportunities in the field of English language teaching. TESOL also conducts a variety of workshops and symposia, including an annual convention, regarded as the foremost professional development opportunity for English language educators worldwide. TESOL's mission is to ensure excellence in English language teaching to speakers of other languages.
University and College Intensive English Programs UCIEP is an independent consortium of university and college-administered intensive English programs in the United States. Founded in 1967, UCIEP's purpose is the advancement of professional standards and quality instruction in intensive English programs at universities and colleges in the United States.