In an effort to provide our clients the most up-to-date information regarding international academic exchange, we have compiled a list of links that represent the following:
American Translators Association
ATA is a professional association founded to advance the translation and interpreting professions and foster the professional development of individual translators and interpreters. Its 11,000 members in more than 90 countries include translators, interpreters, teachers, project managers, web and software developers, language company owners, hospitals, universities, and government agencies.
Association of International Credentials Evaluators (AICE)
The Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc. (AICE) is a not-for-profit membership association of foreign educational credentials evaluation entities to fill the need for an inclusive professional organization in the field of applied comparative education.
China Academic Degrees and Graduate Education Development Center (CDGDC)
China Academic Degrees and Graduate Education Development Center (CDGDC) is a non-profit organization with the independent qualification of legal entity directly under the joint leadership of Ministry of Education and the Academic Degrees Committee of the State Council (ADCSC). Authorized by the Chinese government, CDGDC started its qualifications verification work in 2000. The contents of Credentials Report include background information about the certificate/diploma holder, legality of the degrees or certificates issuers and authenticity of the verified documents.
The College Board is a not-for-profit membership association whose mission is to connect students to college success and opportunity. Founded in 1900, the association is composed of more than 5,000 schools, colleges, universities, and other educational organizations. Each year, the College Board serves seven million students and their parents, 23,000 high schools, and 3,500 colleges through major programs and services in college admissions, guidance, assessment, financial aid, enrollment, and teaching and learning.
ETS Testing Services
At nonprofit ETS, our mission is to advance quality and equity in education by providing fair and valid assessments, research, and related services. Our products and services measure knowledge and skills, promote learning and educational performance, and support education and professional development for all people worldwide.
NAFSA: Association of International Educators
NAFSA is a member organization promoting international education and providing professional development opportunities to the field.
The TOEFL test opens more doors than any other academic English test. More than 6,000 institutions and agencies in 110 countries rely on TOEFL scores to select students with the English skills needed to succeed.
United States Department of Education
ED was created in 1980 by combining offices from several federal agencies. Its original directive remains its mission today — to ensure equal access to education and to promote educational excellence throughout the nation.
United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), formerly the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS), processes all immigrant and non-immigrant benefits provided to visitors of the United States. Created as a separate bureau by the Homeland Security Act of 2002, USCIS allows the Department of Homeland Security to improve the administration of benefits and immigration services for applicants by exclusively focusing on immigration and citizenship services.