About AIEA

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The Association of International Education Administrators (AIEA), a membership organization formed in November 1982, is the only association specifically focused on international education leadership. 


The Association of International Education Administrators is a member organization that equips leaders to shape the future of higher education in a global context.

AIEA members embrace the following values:

Ethical and Innovative Leadership

AIEA members are guided by respect for the dignity and rights of one another, and operate on the principles of civility, integrity, and professionalism to advance the internationalization of higher education and to make meaningful contributions to society.

Equity and Inclusive Excellence

AIEA members adhere to the tenets of fairness and reciprocity to integrate diverse voices in developing the strategy, policies, practices, and structures of higher education in a global context. 

Curiosity and Respect

AIEA members recognize and value the benefit in learning from one another’s experience and expertise and are willing to engage in the free exchange of ideas through dialogue and collaboration. 

- Statement passed by the AIEA Board of Directors, February 2020

AIEA is committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, justice, and actively building towards anti-racism in the work of the association.  We kindly ask you to hold us accountable when our actions don’t align with these values. Contact us at [email protected]


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