Recognising the extraordinary in our sector

Thank you to everyone who submitted a nomination. The winners will be announced on the EAIE blog in the summer and honoured during the EAIE Conference and Exhibition in Rotterdam in September.

We know that our community is full of inspiring success stories waiting to be told. At the EAIE, we want to empower individuals to better themselves personally and professionally. This year, we look back on 20 years of EAIE Awards and the incredible achievements of the extraordinary individuals, institutions and organisations who have been recognised for their work within our field. Let’s continue celebrating and highlighting our community’s accomplishments.

Our Awards

How does it work?

  • All EAIE members can nominate for the three awards above during the four-week nomination period (21 March–21 April). 
  • Nominees for Excellence in Internationalisation and Vision and Leadership do not have to be EAIE members, whereas nominees for Outstanding Contribution must be EAIE members. 
  • Nominators must fill out the nomination form online, inform the nominee of their nomination and submit the form before the deadline.
  • After nominations close, the EAIE Awards Panel will evaluate the nominations and pass their recommendations to the EAIE Board who will then choose the winners based on the shortlist provided by the Panel.
  • The winners will be announced on the EAIE blog in the summer and honoured during the EAIE Conference and Exhibition in Rotterdam in September.

EAIE Awards timeline

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    Nominations open

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    Nominations close

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    Awards Panel reviews nominations

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    Winners announced on the EAIE blog

Why participate?

The EAIE Awards aim to shine a spotlight on people, institutions and organisations committed to transforming the field of international higher education. Participating as a nominator or a nominee gives you the unique opportunity to empower your community:

  • Pride and visibility: showcasing exemplary work from the sector and inspiring the community
  • Learn and innovate: helping advance the field of internationalisation
  • Motivate and inspire: encouraging others to aspire to excellence

EAIE Awards Hall of Fame

To date, more than 80 individuals and seven institutions and organisations have been proud recipients of an EAIE award. Get to know these individuals, organisations and institutions, that made a difference in the field of international education.

View past winners

The Awards Panel

The Awards Panel's main focus is to acknowledge and reward the substantial contributions in the field by reviewing, evaluating and selecting individuals who are nominated for the three EAIE awards. The Panel comprises seven EAIE volunteers. Read more about the Panel and nominations process.

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