About us

The Center for International Education (CIE) is charged with providing leadership in the development and execution of the university's strategic plan for the internationalization of the campus and curriculum. We work diligently to:

  • strengthen the academic infrastructure for international education
  • support faculty development opportunities through international teaching and research
  • develop and nurture relationships with partner universities and organizations overseas
  • provide a variety of services to international students and visiting scholars
  • manage the recruitment and admission of international students
  • offer extensive support to Northern Arizona University students seeking study abroad opportunities

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As a result of the of work of the Center for International Education, NAU received the 2012 Paul Simon Award for Comprehensive Internationalization. We are proud of this national recognition and we are even more committed to serving as a model for leadership in international education.