Nurturing Leaders. Changing Lives.

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Lead on. We're with you.

For those who’ve heard God’s call to leadership, we’re here to make the journey with you, connecting you with what you need to flourish as difference-makers. That’s our commitment as the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry. GBHEM.

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Membership Benefits

As part of its service to education, IAMSCU promotes the following activities:

  • Meetings, Workshops and Conferences
  • Global Directory of Institutions
  • Human Rights Network
  • Environmental Humanities Network
  • Exchanges of Faculty and Staff
  • Institutional Support and Technical Assistance
  • Methodist International Student Exchange Network (MISEN)
  • Fundraising and Volunteer Opportunities
  • Research
  • Publications
  • Other Programs

IAMSCU Meetings, Events and Conferences

The IAMSCU conference is an international gathering that occurs every three years with the participation of educators from around the world. Topics of relevance to global education have always been discussed. Since its creation, the association has organized eight conferences:

  • 1996: The 17th World Methodist Conference, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • 1998: Kingswood School, London, England
  • 2001: Methodist College, Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • 2005: Westminster School, Adelaide, Australia
  • 2008: Universidad del Centro Latinoamericano, Rosario, Argentina
  • 2011: Washington, D.C., USA
  • 2014: Hiroshima Jogakuin University, Hiroshima, Japan
  • 2017: Conference will take place at the Universidad Madero, Puebla, Mexico. For more information click here.


  • Primary and secondary schools: US $100
  • Theological seminaries:                     $100
  • Colleges:                                            $150
  • Universities:                                       $300


Learn More About IAMSCU

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