Why Join AIRC?

Join AIRC to share our goal of improving the international student experience by sharing challenges and opportunities in policy and practice among thought leaders in international recruitment.    

Institutions: Members share first-hand experiences, best practices, and resources in all aspects of international recruitment and support AIRC ‘s rigorous, independent certification of recruitment agencies.
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Agencies:  Attaining AIRC Certification through an independent review provides a globally recognized indication of your commitment to quality and transparency.  AIRC Certification is a pre-requisite to bringing your agency’s voice to AIRC’s broader discussion of best practices in international recruitment and can increase both the quality and quantity of your U.S. institutional partnerships.
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• September 2015
AIRC Certified Agency Western USA Roadshow 
(in partnership with COSA and GSM)
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• December 2015
AIRC 7th Annual Conference
  December 2 - 5, 2015 
  Hilton Diplomat Hotel, Greater Miami Florida

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News and Highlights

• New AIRC Executive Director Appointed

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

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Why Use AIRC Certified Agencies?

Click on the map to view a list of AIRC Certified Agencies.
Click on the map to view a list of AIRC Certified agencies.

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

"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

• Learn More About AIRC Certification and Standards

• 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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Strategic Partners

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

Support Our Corporate Sponsors

AIRC’s corporate sponsors provide quality services of value to our members.

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