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.


ACUHO-I SAC Association of College and University Housing Officers-International South African Chapter)

AACRAO American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers

AALL Association of Academic Language and Learning

AARE Australian Association for Research in Education

AARU Association of Arab Universities

ACA American Counseling Association

ACEN Australian Collaborative Education Network (work integrated learning)

ACHA American College Health Association

ACPA College Student Educators International

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

ACUNS Academic Council on the United Nations Systems

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

AHECS Association for Higher Education Careers Services

AIR Association for Institutional Research

AMOSSHE The Student Services Organization

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

APSAA  Asia-Pacific Student Accommodation Association, Ltd.

ASCA Association for Student Conduct Administration

ASRA Association of Student Residential Accommodation

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

CAMPROSA Campus Protection Society of Southern Africa

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

CIUF Conseil Interuniversitaire de la Communauté Française

CNOUS Centre National des Ceuvres Universitaires et Scolaires

CSN Swedish National Board of Student Aid

CTPLA Caribbean Tertiary Level Personnel Association

DAAD Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (German Academic Exchange Service)

DEANZ Distance Education Association of New Zealand

DSW Deutsches Studentenwerk

EI Education International

EPHEA  Equity Practitioners in Higher Education Australasia

FAPSA Financial Aid Practitioners of South Africa

FSHS Finish Student Health Service

HEA Higher Education Authority

HEDSA Higher and Further Education Disability Services Association

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

IACLEA International Association of College Law Enforcement Administrators

IAESTE International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience

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

JAFSA  Japan Network for International Education

JANU The Japan Association of National Universities

JAPUC Japan Association of Private Colleges and Universities

JASSO Japan Student Services Organization

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.

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

NASDEV National Association of Student Development Practitioners

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

NUFFIC Netherlands Organization for International Cooperation

PAPSAS Philippine Association of Practitioners of Student Affairs and Services

PACSA Philippine Association of Campus Student Adviser

RUI Fondazione Residenze Universitarie Internazionali

SAACDHE Southern African Association for Counselling and Development in Higher Education

SAACHS South African Association of Campus Health Services

SAAS Student Awards Agency for Scotland

SACSA Southern Association of College Student Affairs

SAFSAS Southern African Federation for Student Affairs and Services

SAI Student Affairs Ireland

SCU Supreme Council of Universities

SFC Scottish Funding Council

SHAMAA  Arab Educational Network

SIOU Servieios de Informacion y Orientacion Universitarious

SIU The Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Higher Education

SKILL  National Bureau for Students with Disabilities

TCMA Tertiary Campus Ministry Association (Australia)

TAFE Directors Australia

TEFMA  Tertiary Education Facilities Management Association

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

AASU All Africa Students Union

AAU Association for African Universities

ACA  Academic Cooperation Association

ACHEA The Association of Caribbean Higher Education Administrators

ADEA Association for the Development of Education in Africa

AdvanceHE Leadership Foundation in Higher Education in the United Kingdom

ANZSSA Australian and New Zealand Student Services Association

APICE  Pan-American Association Of Educational Credit Institutions

APSSA Asia Pacific Student Services Association

ASAIHL Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning

ASET  UK Work Based and Placement Learning Association

AUAP Association of Universities of Asia and the Pacific

CHEMA Council of Higher Education Management Associations

EAIE European Association of International Education

EAIE European Association of International Education Guidance & Counseling

ECStA European Council for Student Affairs and its member organizations

EUA European University Association

EUCA European University College Association

FAPE Federation Africaine Des Associations De Parents D’eleves Et Etudiants

FAWE Forum for African Women Educationalists

GAPS  Global Access to Postsecondary Education

IAEA International Association for Educational Assessment

IAESTE International Exchange of Students for Technical Experience

IAEVG International Association of Educational and Vocational Guidance

IAU International Association of Universities

ICED International Consortium for Educational Development

ICEVI International Council for Education of People with Visual Impairment

ICHPERSD International Council for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport, and Dance

ICDE  International Council for Open and Distance Education

ICYE International Cultural Youth Exchange

ILA International Leadership Association

INQAAHE International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education

IOHE Inter-American Organization for Higher Education

IPSL International Partnership for Service Learning and Leadership

ISANA International Education Association

ULAU Union of Latin American Universities

UNESCO United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization