Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Krishna Bista, Senior Editor: Dr. Chris R. Glass
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The Journal of International Students (JIS) is a quarterly publication on international education. JIS is an academic, interdisciplinary, and peer-reviewed publication (Print ISSN 2162-3104 & Online ISSN 2166-3750) on international student affairs. The journal publishes narrative, theoretical, and empirically-based research articles, student and faculty reflections, study abroad experiences, and book reviews relevant to international students and their cross-cultural experiences and understanding in international education. 

The journal encourages the submission of manuscripts from around the world from a wide-range of academic fields, including international education, comparative education, student affairs, linguistics, psychology, sociology, philosophy, international business, social work, and cultural studies. The journal publishes articles on topics in international education including:

  • Trends and issues of international student and scholar mobility
  • Cross-cultural studies (adjustment, culture shock, acculturation, self-esteem)
  • Study abroad, learning/teaching styles, class participation
  • Globalization, internationalization, cultural influences
  • International student retention, admissions, transfer, support systems
  • Higher educational policies of sending and hosting countries
  • Immigration issues and visa policies related to international students
  • College culture (classroom expectations, academic integrity)
  • Multiculturalism, diversity, hybridity, and diaspora

Recent Special Issues

Most Cited

  • Examining the Educational Benefits of Interacting with International Students [PDF]
  • Challenges Facing Asian International Graduate Students in the US: Pedagogical Considerations in Higher Education [PDF]
  • Home Away from Home: International Students and Their Identity-Based Social Networks in Australia [PDF]
  • Are International Students Cash Cows? Examining the Relationship between New International Undergraduate Enrollments and Institutional Revenue at Public Colleges and Universities in the US [PDF]
  • The Interplay of International Students’ Acculturative Stress, Social Support, and Acculturation Modes [PDF]

Latest Articles

  • Fostering Successful Integration and Engagement Between Domestic and International Students on College and University Campuses [PDF]
  • The Development of Social Capital Through International Students’ Involvement in Campus Organizations  [PDF]
  • Communications Preferences Among International Students: Strategies for Creating Optimal Engagement in Programs and Services  [PDF]
  • Peers to Peers: Developing a Student-Coordinated Conversation Partner Program  [PDF]
  • Building Bridges Across the International Divide: Fostering Meaningful Cross-Cultural Interactions Between Domestic and International Students [PDF]