International Education

Members of the AJCU International Conference recently met at the Universidad Pacifico in Lima, Peru from February 24-26. Photo courtesy of Gerardo Marin.
Chair: Dr. Gerardo Marin, University of San Francisco
Phone: (415) 422-2199
E-mail: marin@usfca.edu
Next Conference
Location: NAFSA Conference, San Diego, CA
Dates: May 26, 2014

Please click here to register for the May 26th meeting of the AJCU International Education Conference.


The AJCU International Education Conference is comprised of international educators at AJCU institutions (e.g., individuals involved in planning and implementing study abroad, international student services, international recruiting, global immersions, transnational volunteer services), and collaborates regularly with AUSJAL (Association of Latin American Jesuit Colleges and Universities) institutions and Jesuit institutions from all over the world. More information can be found on www.jesuiteducationabroad.org.

The group meets several times throughout the year to discuss collaborative activities in the context of international education. Group members stay in contact throughout the year through several active AJCU listservs. Please contact Deanna Howes (AJCU's Director of Communications) for subscription information: dhowes@ajcunet.edu.




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