International Education, Decades of Deep Engagement and Expertise
The Educational Policy and Leadership Department at the University at Albany is the home to the International Education Leadership program and has a long-established tradition in comparative, global, and international education scholarship, leadership and capacity building at the national, regional and global levels.
For more than 30 years EPL faculty have carried out analytical and practical work to support policy development, administration and evaluation in
countries throughout the world.
The University at Albany (State University of New York) offers a graduate certificate and masters in International Education Management & Leadership. Both programs are available fully online. Click to learn more and apply to be in the next cohort of International Education Leaders.
The field of international education is changing rapidly and today’s leaders need new and refined skills in order to be able to successfully navigate the path ahead.
We provide a range of professional development offerings from webinars to online workshops to intensive face-to-face institutes designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills to excel as an International Education Leader.
Our faculty are recognized globally for their leadership and scholarship in international education.
Our offerings are carefully designed to balance scholarly learning with development of practical skills.
Join us to learn with and from senior international officers and provosts,
international office directors and student affairs professionals.
International Education Leadership Institute
Join this intensive institute to explore creative ways to strengthen your international ties while mitigating and managing risks to mobility. This unique institute is designed for International Education leaders and emerging leaders who are challenged to sustain the global ties fundamental to our mission despite numerous threats and an unstable policy and management environment. Major speakers will provide thought provoking views of global higher education dynamics and strategic frames to help you position your global programs to succeed. Top experts will provide intensive professional development workshops to help you develop strong offense and defense for your internationalization efforts with concrete tools and lessons to help you meet your campus challenges.
Explore our range of upcoming professional development opportunities
We know that it can be difficult to find time to learn new skills. Our faculty and fellows designed short interactive webinars that deliver high quality content about a critical issue or skill in a one-hour webinar that you can complete without leaving the office.
The online interactive workshop mix online synchronous discussions with asynchronous engagement in specially-designed learning materials. These workshops take advantage of the online environment to create international networks of learners and provide the flexibility to fit much of learning into your schedule. Successful completion of a workshop leads to a digital badge.
Our signature programs are the intensive international education leadership institutes on campus and on-ground overseas. Leading experts provide thought provoking views of global higher education dynamics and strategic frames to help you position your global programs to succeed. Our specialized tracks allow you to actively engage with the experts, learning from fellow participants, and spend time reflecting on your role in leading your programs to the next level. Successful completion of a workshop leads to a digital badge.
A Leader In The Field
- Cross-Border Education Research Team (C-BERT)
- Program for Research on Private Higher Education (PROPHE)
- International Curriculum and Textbook Archive
- Educational Evaluation & Research Consortium