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.
Virtual IEL Summer Institute
International education is a complex activity. International education leaders and managers face unique and often unpredictable challenges. The IEM Summer Institutes are designed to help busy professionals, students, and others focus intensely on an area of critical import – so that you can more effectively meet your mission. This 4-week online experience will allow you to have this intense conversation with a degree of convenience; and throughout the process, you will meet others who are addressing the same issues.
Explore our range of upcoming professional development opportunities
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