NIEA partners with the University of Washington’s Center for Global Studies to provide a two-day annual summer institute for community college faculty. The goal of the institute is to increase capacity for college faculty to internationalize curriculum in order to help college students expand their knowledge and understanding of the world and global issues.​

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Membership in the NIEA is open to all public and private institutions of higher education in the Pacific Northwest.


The Board of Directors is made up of representatives of member colleges who plan and evaluate programs and services. Member colleges pay annual dues to support the activities of the organization.
NORTHWEST INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION ASSOCIATION