Memberships and Affiliations

To strengthen our knowledge and to stay current on the latest developments affecting our organization, staff, faculty, and students, FIE  as a whole and individual staff members hold membership to many professional organizations in the higher education, study abroad, disabilities, sustainability, and diversity fields including:

AACSB - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. AACSB is a global, nonprofit membership organization of educational institutions, businesses, and other entities devoted to the advancement of management education.  
AASAP/UK - The Association of American Study Abroad Programmes United Kingdom. AASAP/UK was established in 1991 to represent American study abroad programs in the UK. It provides a forum for directors and administrative staff to discuss and respond to common issues, in order to meet the needs of the present and anticipate the demands of the future.  
ASAPIThe Association of Study Abroad Providers in Ireland is the unified voice of the Irish study abroad sector. ASAPI serves as a platform for shared information, staff training, development, and support for everyone who affects the study abroad experience.  ASAPIBIGlogo
AASHE - Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education. AASHE is helping to create a brighter future of opportunity for all by advancing sustainability in higher education. By creating a diverse community engaged in sharing ideas and promising practices, AASHE provides administrators, faculty, staff and students, as well as the business that serve them, with: thought leadership and essential knowledge resources; outstanding opportunities for professional development; and a unique framework for demonstrating the value and competitive edge created by sustainability initiatives. AASHE Logo
AHEAD - Association on Higher Education And Disability. AHEAD is a professional membership organization for individuals involved in the development of policy and in the provision of quality services to meet the needs of persons with disabilities involved in all areas of higher education.  
AIEA - Association of International Education Administrators. AIEA, a membership organization formed in November 1982, is composed of institutional leaders engaged in advancing the international dimensions of higher education.  
ASET 'The Work Based and Placement Learning Association'. ASET was established to advance the prevalence, effectiveness and quality of work based and placement learning in Higher Education'. FIE engages with ASET's resources, trainings, and conferences in our efforts to continually improve our internship provision and assist students in their career development path and transition to work.    
BUTEX - British Universities Transatlantic Exchange Association. BUTEX brings together universities, colleges, and other HE institutions across the UK that have a shared interest in learning abroad. Our mission is to promote British education internationally, to facilitate collaboration and regular exchange of information between our members, to develop expertise and to influence the future of international education.  
CCIS - College Consortium for International Studies. CCIS, a partnership of colleges and universities (two and four-year, large and small, public and private, domestic and foreign) encompasses the broad spectrum of international higher education. CCIS members sponsor a variety of programs, notably study abroad programs and professional development seminars for faculty and administrators, which are designed to enhance international/intercultural perspectives within the academic community.  
Diversity Abroad and Diversity Network - The Diversity Abroad Network (“Diversity Network”) is the leading professional consortium of educational institutions, government agencies, for-profit and non-profit organizations dedicated to diversity and inclusive good practices that increase access, achieve greater diversity and foster inclusivity in international education.  
EAIE - European Association for International Education. Founded in 1989, the EAIE is the acknowledged European center for expertise, networking, and resources in the internationalization of higher education. We are a non-profit, member-led organization serving individuals actively involved in the internationalization of their institutions through a combination of training, conferences and knowledge acquisition and sharing.  
EAUC - The Environmental Association for Universities and Colleges. The EAUC is a strong alliance of universities and colleges, sector bodies, and commercial organizations, working together both in the UK and internationally. EAUC Logo
Forum on Education Abroad - The Forum on Education Abroad is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, membership association recognized by the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission as the Standards Development Organization (SDO) for the field of education abroad. The Forum provides training and resources to education abroad professionals and its Standards of Good Practice are recognized as the definitive means by which the quality of education abroad programs may be judged. fealogo
Generation Study Abroad - Generation Study Abroad is a five-year initiative of the Institute of International Education (IIE) to mobilize resources and commitments with the goal of doubling the number of U.S. students studying abroad by the end of the decade. IIE is investing $2 million in the initiative and seeking funds to provide scholarships to college and high school students and grants to institutions. GSA partner logo white 2PMS
ICOS - The Irish Council for International Students (ICOS) is an independent non-profit network of educational institutions, NGOs and individuals interested in international education and working with government and other agencies to promote good policies and best practice in relation to the recruitment, access and support of international students in Ireland. icoslogo300RGB txt
STUDY UK - Study UK is the membership association and UK representative body for independent further and higher education institutions and specialist training providers. Study UK Member rgb thumb
UK NARIC - UK NARIC is the UK’s National Agency responsible for providing information and opinion on academic, vocational and professional qualifications from across the world.  
UKCISA - The UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA) is the UK’s national advisory body serving the interests of international students and those who work with them.  
Vinspired - We're the nation's leading youth volunteering charity. We believe that young people can change the world. We provide young people with opportunities to gain new experiences and skills for life by taking action on causes they care about vinspired
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