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The 7th Annual Internationalization Summit has been postponed and will no longer be held on April 3, 2020. A new date and details are forthcoming!


The 7th Annual Internationalization Summit

Global climate change & (in)action:

Examining the role of internationalization and higher education




The Internationalization Summit is intended to be a forum for scholars and members of the academic community to engage in meaningful conversation, connect, share practices, and present emerging research relating to the internationalization of higher education. Please note that there is no registration fee to attend.

Attending the Summit

All members of academic institutions and related academic community (faculty, staff, administrators, graduate, and undergraduate students) are encouraged to participate in the summit. Registration for the Summit will be available in March 2020. 

Related Readings

Following Hans de Wit and Fiona Hunter's amendment of Jane Knight's work, we define internationalization as: "the intentional process of integrating an international, intercultural or global dimension into the purpose, functions and delivery of post-secondary education, in order to enhance the quality of education and research for all students and staff, and to make a meaningful contribution to society" (Source: 

Click here for an introductory reading on the broad concept of Internationalizing Higher Education in the U.S. through the lens of comprehensive internationalization as proposed by John Hudzik of the Association of International Educators (NAFSA, 2011).


If you are a representative or member of a regional university and you are interested in a more active partnership with us in planning the Summit, we would be happy to hear from you. Additionally, if you would like to be added to the mailing list for the Internationalization Summit or if you have questions, email us at