Why Join?

Why Join?


Join us in mobilizing new generations of scholars working across borders .

When you join the STAR Scholars Network, you support the work of 15,000+ scholars and students at universities worldwide.

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STAR leverages the power of transnational connections to support upward academic mobility for new generations of international scholars and graduate students through mentoring, open access publishing, leadership development, and community-building. 

Global Conference and Special Events

We convene leading universities, associations, NGOs, scholars, and graduate students at our annual Global Conference and virtual forums that address global transformations in higher education.

Mentoring New Generations of Scholars

We provide emerging and early career scholars with the opportunity to build the network and knowledge needed to advance their academic careers.

Open Access Research and Publishing

We publish cutting-edge research in books, journals, and reports to support the advance of international students and scholars.

Country and Cross-Border Forums

We act as catalysts of community-building for international scholars and graduate students across the world through country and cross-border forums for members and their colleagues, families, and communities to connect and support one another.

Executive and Professional Development

We offer executive search and design bespoke professional development events for universities that share our commitment to engage international scholars and students in creating the future of internationalization.