Why Join AIRC?

Our members are Institutions, AIRC Certified Agencies and Pathway Programs with common goals to improve the international student experience by sharing best practices in international recruitment.

Join AIRC and be a leader in international recruitment.

Strategic Partners

AIRC works collaboratively with its strategic partners in support of our mutual goals.


Did You Know?


December 2015
AIRC 7th Annual Conference
  December 2 - 5, 2015 
  Hilton Diplomat Hotel, Greater Miami Florida

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Read Summary of the 2015 ICEF i-graduate Agent Barometer 

Wall Street Journal Letter to the Editor   

Read the letter here from AIRC co-founder, Dr. Josep Rota, Ohio University emeritus, in response to the WSJ October 1, 2015 article on international recruitment.

Meet Mike Finnell, AIRC's New Executive Director, at the AIRC Conference in Miami

The AIRC board is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Finnell as the Executive Director Designate to succeed John Deupree, who is retiring as of December, 2015.  Mike is formerly the President and CEO of Youth for Understanding USA and has a long history in international education and exchange.  His bio is available here.
Mike will serve as Executive Director Designate between September and the AIRC annual conference, and then assume the role of Executive Director.

• AIRC Releases Best Practices in International Recruitment

   >> Download the White Paper

• Welcome to AIRC's new website. We appreciate your patience as we
make additional changes. Please send us a comment about
any aspect of the website.


Why Use AIRC Certified Agencies?

Looking for an AIRC Certified Agency?
We have audited them so you don't have to.

All of AIRC's Certified agencies are independently reviewed and benchmarked against a set of rigorous global standards that attest to operational best practices.

We invite you to learn more about our certification process and the benefits of partnering with an AIRC Certified Agency.

"We work with many agents around the world, but I have to admit that those who are AIRC-Certified have so far done the best job and have been the most effective in turning applications into actual degree-seeking students. Keep up the great job you are doing."  
Wojciech Wloch, Coordinator of International Partnerships, Office of International Programs, Northeastern Illinois University

• View a Presentation About AIRC Certification
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The public is invited to comment on agencies undergoing certification and AIRC Certified agencies.


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