Forum Certification in Education Abroad Program
  • This exciting new program combines workshops, assignments and a culminating project to provide colleagues with education, training, and certification that they are able to articulate and apply the field’s Standards of Good Practice. More»



Now Available: VIEW Program Guidelines
  • The Standards Committee is pleased to announce Guidelines for Volunteer, Internship Experience and Work (VIEW) Programs Abroad. Go to the Guidelines»



Critical Incident Database (CID)
  • The Forum's CID, a new tool for tracking critical incidents that occur while students are abroad, is now available for use by Forum member institutions. More»




Special Collection of Education Abroad Historical Materials
  • The Forum on Education Abroad, in partnership with Dickinson College, the American Institute for Foreign Study (AIFS), and the AIFS Foundation announce the creation of the AIFS/AIFS Foundation Education Abroad Special Collection. More»




The Curriculum Cooperative
  • The Curriculum Cooperative is an online resource center where faculty and administrators from Forum member institutions and organizations share their unique approaches to encouraging student learning abroad. More»


Join Us


The Forum on Education Abroad welcomes as members all institutions of higher education, organizations, and agencies who are committed to improving education abroad. Members join a community that sets the Standards of Good Practice for the field and they receive the many benefits and services offered by the Forum.


Learn more: See the complete list of membership benefits and details on how to join!



Interested in initiating a project or working group? Is there a topic you think the Forum should address? Let us know: New Project-New Working Group.





The Forum's 10th Annual Conference
  • "New and Emerging Paradigms for Education Abroad" was the theme of the Forum's Tenth Annual Conference in San Diego, CA, April 2-4, 2014.
  • Session materials will be posted as we receive them from presenters. More»


Embracing the New Globalism
  • Read Dr. William G. Durden's plenary speech, "Embracing the New Globalism: A Challenge to Rethink Education Abroad." More»


State of the Field Survey and Gender Bias Report Release




2013 Undergraduate Research Award Winners
  • Madison Stevens of Franklin College (Switzerland) and Narintohn Luangrath of Boston College More»



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Events and Training


2013-2014 Workshops & Training
  • Upcoming Standards of Good Practice workshops will be hosted by Wake Forest University. More»




Register for the Standards Institute on Health & Safety
  • The Forum's 5th Standards of Good Practice Institute on "Beyond the Basics of Health, Safety, Security and Risk Management," will be held June 20, 2014 at the University of Denver. More»



The Forum's Second European Conference
  • "What Does it Mean to be a "Traditional" Destination? Challenges and Opportunities for Education Abroad in Europe," Barcelona, Spain, October 23-25, 2014.




Forum Calendar of Events
  • Click on the highlighted dates below to see details on upcoming Forum events, trainings and deadlines.




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