International Associate Membership


The purpose of the International Associate membership is to establish a method of communicating with overseas partners of CSIET listed organizations, to make sure they are up to date about CSIET standards and guidelines, and to seek methods of cooperation in order to implement CSIET standards in programs for American outbound students. All membership materials are provided in English only.


To be eligible for CSIET international membership, interested overseas international exchange programs must:

  • Be nominated for membership by a CSIET-listed organization;
  • Agree to subscribe to CSIET standards; and
  • Agree that failure to comply with the standards enables CSIET to remove the organization from membership and its benefits.

Benefits of Membership:

  • Mentioning of your membership with your website address in our annual Advisory List
  • A set of “International Member” CSIET Logos, for use in promotional materials
  • Advance digital copy of CSIET’s Advisory List (hard copies available for purchase)
  • Subscription to the CSIET Newsletter and Student Diplomat
  • Electronic updates on changes in Federal regulations, CSIET Standards and local school policies
  • Access to annual statistical reporting on international student programming (J-1, F-1, Outbound, and Short-Term)
  • Access to the “Members-Only” section of CSIET’s website
  • Discounts on registration for CSIET Annual Conferences
  • Discount on bulk purchases of CSIET publications (Advisory List, Administering Youth Exchange Guide, and Model School Policy)

Join CSIET, Become an International Member Today!

Please complete and send the following application form, a letter of nomination signed by a CSIET-listed organization, and a dues payment (check payable to CSIET or credit card information) to CSIET. For more information, please click on the link below or contact the CSIET office at

2014-2015 International Associate Membership Application