On this page you will find links to various higher education organizations around the world, listed in alphabetical order under the categories: national, regional and international. Each link will take you directly to the website of that organization.


AACUHO Australasian Association of College and University Housing Officers, Inc

AACRAO American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers

AALL Association of Academic Language and Learning

AARE Australian Association for Research in Education

AAU Association of African Universities

ACA American Counseling Association

ACEN Australian Collaborative Education Network (work integrated learning)

ACHA American College Health Association

ACUHO-I Association of College and University Housing Officers-International

ACO Affordable Colleges Online

ACPA College Student Educators International

ACUHO-I Association of College and University Housing Officers-International

ACUI Association of College Unions International

ADSHE Association of Dyslexia Specialists in Higher Education

AIEF Australian Indigenous Education Foundation

AGCAS    The Association of Graduate Careers Advisory Services

AGCSI Association of Graduate Careers Services in Ireland

AHEAD Association for Higher Education Access and Disability

AIR Association for Institutional Research

AMOSSHE Association of Managers of Student Services in Higher Education

ANDISU  National Association of Organizations for the Right to University Education Present in all the Regions

ANUIES Asociación Nacional de Universidades e Instituciones de Educación Superior

ANUSAC Association of Normal University Student Affairs in China (for info contact wzhg@bnu.edu.cn)

AOSC Accredited Online Schools and Colleges

ASCA Association for Student Conduct Administration

ASRA Association of Student Residential Accomodation

AUA Association of University Administrators

ATEND Australian Tertiary Education Network on Disability

ATEM Association for Tertiary Education Management

ATLAANZ Association of Tertiary Learning Advisers Aotearoa New Zealand

BACP British Association of Counseling and Psychotherapy

CACUSS Canadian Association of College & University Student Services

CAS Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education

CASFAA Canadian Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators

CCMU Consejo de Colegios Mayores Universitarios de España

CCU Collegi Universitari – The Italian Conference of Colleges

CADAD Council of Australian Directors of Academic Development

CDANZ Career Development Association of New Zealand

CGE Center for Global Education

CHE Council on Higher Education South Africa

CHET Centre for Higher Education Transformation

CIES Council for International Exchange of Scholars (Fulbright Exchange/Scholar Program)

CIMO Centre for International Mobility

CNOUS Centre National des Ceuvres Universitaires et Scolaires

CSN Swedish National Board of Student Aid

CSSI Confederation of Student Services in Ireland

CTPLA Caribbean Tertiary Level Personnel Association

DAAD Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (German Academic Exchange Service)

DEANINC Disability Education Association NSW/ACT Inc

DEANZ Distance Education Association of New Zealand

DSW Deutsches Studentenwerk

EPHEA  Equity Practitioners in Higher Education Australasia

FAPSA Financial Aid Practitioners of South Africa

FSHS Finish Student Health Service

GC Guidance Council

HEA Higher Education Authority

HEAG Higher Education Accessibility Guide

HIE China Association of Higher Education

HKOTSSA Hong Kong Outstanding Tertiary Students’ Services Association

HKSSA Hong Kong Student Services Association

IACS International Association of Counseling Services

IAUCC Irish Association of University and College Counselors (for info contact john.broderick@dit.ie)

ISE Institute for Shipboard Education and and Semester at Sea

IUA Irish Universities Association

IUSSN Irish Universities Student Service Network (for info contact barry.kehoe@dcu.ie)

JAFSA  Japan Network for International Education

JANU The Japan Association of National Universities

JAPUC Japan Association of Private Colleges and Universities

JASPA Jesuit Association of Student Personnel Administrators

MES Ministerio de Educacion Superior

MOE Ministry of Education- Thailand

MSAC Malaysian Secretariat of Deputy Vice Chancellors of Student Affairs Council (for info contact jamaludin_mohaidin@yahoo.com)

NAAUC National Association of Australian University Colleges

NACA National Association of Campus Activities

NACAC National Association for College Admission Counseling

NACADA National Academic Advising Association

NACAS National Association of College Auxiliary Services

NACCU National Association of Campus Card Users

NACE National Association of College and Employers

NACS National Association of College Stores, Inc.

NACUFS National Association of College and University Food Services

NACURH National Association of College and University Residence Hall, Inc.

NADO National Association of Disability Officers

NADP National Association of Disability Practitioners

NAEEA National Association of Enabling Educators of Australia Inc.

NAFEO National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education

NAFSA Association of International Educators

NAGAP National Association for Graduate Professionals

NAGCAS National Association of Graduate Careers Advisory Services

NAMSS National Association for Managers of Student Services

NAPSA   National Association of Prospective Student Advisers

NASAP National Association of Student Affairs Professionals

NASFAA National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators

NASMA National Association of Student Money Advisors

NASPA Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education

NCDA National Career Development Association

NDA National Disability Authority

NDT National Disability Team

NFUCA National Federation of University Co-operative Associations

NIRSA National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association

NODA National Association of Orientation Directors

NRC National Resource Center of the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition

NSEA National Association of Student Employment Administrators

NYO Supreme Council for the Youth and the National Youth Organization

PAASA Philippine Association of Administrators of Student Affairs (for info contact osacs@ust.edu)

PACSA Philippine Association of Campus Student Adviser

RUI Fondazione Residenze Universitarie Internazionali

SAACHS South African Association of Campus Health Services

SAAS Student Awards Agency for Scotland

SAASSAP South African Association for Senior Student Affairs Professionals (for info contact cbodibe@tsa.ac.za)

SACSA Southern Association of College Student Affairs

SCU Supreme Council of Universities

SFC Scottish Funding Council

SHEFC Scottish Higher Education Funding Council

SIOU Servieios de Informacion y Orientacion Universitarious

SHOAA Student Housing Officers Association of Australia

SKILL  National Bureau for Students with Disabilities

TCMA Tertiary Campus Ministry Association (Australia)

TDA TAFE Directors Australia

TEFMA  Tertiary Education Facilities Management Association

TPB Talboks-ochpunktskriftsbibleiteket

UCAS Universities and Colleges Admissions Service

UKCISA UK Council for International Student Affairs

UPCEA University Professional and Continuing Education Association

USSA University Sport South Africa

Regional and International

ACA  Academic Cooperation Association

ANZSSA Australian and New Zealand Student Services Association

APSSA Asia Pacific Student Services Association

ASET   UK Work Based and Placement Learning Association

Bologna Process Bologna Secretariat Website

EACS European Association of Campus Security

EAIE European Association of International Education

ECStA European Council for Student Affairs and its member organizations

EUA European University Association

EUCA European University College Association

FEDORA European Forum for Student Guidance

GAPS  Global Access to Postsecondary Education

IACLEA International Association of College Law Enforcement Administrators

IAESTE International Exchange of Students for Technical Experience

IAEVG International Association of Educational and Vocational Guidance

IAU International Association of Universities

ILA International Leadership Association

IPSL International Partnership for Service Learning and Leadership

ISANA International Education Association

SAFSAS Southern African Federation for Student Affairs and Services

UNESCO United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization