Strategic Partnerships

National Association Engagement

In order to ensure the highest quality of service, Missouri State’s Study Away Programs supports national best practices and actively engages in the Association of International Educators (NAFSA)The Forum on Education Abroad and Diversity Abroad.

Consortia Membership

Missouri State University belongs to the following education abroad institutional consortia:

Embedded Office Partner

Missouri State’s Study Away Programs maintains an embedded office partnership with a selected affiliate organization to further Study Away Programs’ strategic objectives, maximize student and faculty support and raise awareness about the value of education abroad experiences. 

ISA Missouri was established in 2016 and is situated on Missouri State’s Springfield campus. Housed within the Study Away Programs Office, one full-time ISA staff member supports strategic university initiatives, collaborates on faculty-directed programs and manages a team of Global Ambassadors. ISA Missouri also serves other partner institutions in Missouri and Arkansas.

Download the ISA FAQ guide for more information.

Download the ISA advising guide.

Affiliate and University Partners

In order to facilitate a variety of program options throughout the world, Missouri State’s Study Away Programs maintains an extensive network of reputable education abroad provider organizations. Our current affiliations are as follows:

If you are an education abroad organization and are interested in becoming a recognized affiliate partner with Missouri State University, please contact the Director of Study Away Programs at  

International Exchange Partners

Missouri State’s Study Away Programs values mutually beneficial collaboration with institutional partners through ongoing student/faculty exchange. We currently maintain the following exchange partnerships.

  • Federation University
  • Masaryk University
  • Oxford Brookes
  • Renmin University
  • Tainan National University of the Arts
  • University of Clermont Auvergne
  • Universidad del Mayab
  • University of Tasmania

Missouri Affiliations

Missouri State’s Study Away Programs collaborates on state-wide initiatives through its membership in the Missouri Consortium for International Programs and Studies (MoCon). MoCon’s signature program is the Missouri London Program operated through the University of Roehampton London. Missouri State is also an active member of Study Missouri.