ISEP offers multiple benefits for you and your students.

For faculty at ISEP member and affiliate universities, ISEP can support you with customized study abroad program development and select grant applications. For your students, ISEP offers extensive study, intern, volunteer, and research opportunities in more than 50 countries at institutions and organizations recognized for their high-quality immersive experiences.

Connect with faculty around the world with a complimentary membership to the American Higher Education Alliance

Through your institution’s partnership with ISEP, you can receive a complimentary membership to the American Higher Education Alliance (AHEA), a non-profit organization that provides faculty and universities around the world the opportunity to connect and engage, expand their international research and partnerships, and collaborate to create and host virtual courses.

AHEA offers an innovative educational technology platform, InspirED™. The platform can match faculty with similar research and teaching interests to expand their international research and partnerships and also includes a learning management platform for teaching collaborative online courses. ISEP is delighted to bring AHEA’s InspirED™ platform to our community as it provides access to increase the diverse educational experiences and and global perspectives of all students at ISEP institutions, and will promote and support cross-disciplinary and international research, teaching, and collaboration.

As a member of the ISEP community, you will receive additional, exclusive benefits when you join AHEA:

  • Access to the exclusive AHEA+ISEP Academy. The AHEA+ISEP Academy is a complimentary program for the ISEP community offered twice per year by AHEA. Participation is limited and an application is required. The program provides structured mentoring and best practices provided by Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) and virtual exchange experts. Working with a small cohort of ISEP Academy fellows, selected faculty will be matched with collaborators to design a COIL-inspired course.Learn more and apply. Please be advised that you must join AHEA prior to applying to the AHEA+ISEP Academy.

  • Participate in an ISEP Community Forum, for discussion and connection with other faculty from ISEP member and affiliate universities around the world.

  • Teach two free courses on AHEA’s collaborative learning management system.

  • Receive an ISEP Member Digital Badge, which identifies you as a faculty member of an ISEP member or affiliate university within AHEA’s networking platform.

Learn More and Join AHEA

For more information on AHEA+ISEP Academy and the application process, please contact Michael Alijewicz at ISEP.