The mission of AcademiaCentral, as a joint venture between the M3 Center at the University of South Florida and Association of North America Higher Education International is to connect academicians around the world, promote globalization among student and faculty members, enhance global initiatives among member institutions and deepen global engagement. AcademiaCentral believes that the problems of the future will be solved by global citizens who understand, appreciate and respect other cultures.
1. Create opportunities for the global exchange of people and ideas that promote intercultural competence and appreciation.
2. Help building robust and sustainable partnerships among member institutions necessary for innovative and cooperative solutions to the global challenges.
3. Encourage the creation of academic programs in member institutions informed by the global context.
4. Encourage member institutions to create learning experiences that allow students to integrate successfully into international communities and work environments at home and abroad.
5. Create innovative, global educational programs for members.
7. Enable exchange of visiting scholars among member institutions.
8. Hold an international education conference.