The Academy of Education for International Business(AEIB) is a professional body that was created on November 17, 1958, and became operational in 1959 to foster “the creation and dissemination of knowledge about international business and policy issues.”
In 1974 the association was renamed the Academy of International Business (AIB).
Today, AIB has more than 3,000 members from 73countries and is organized into 14 regional chapters
geographically: six in Asia and southeast Asia (Australia–New Zealand, China [Beijing], Japan, Korea,Hong Kong, and India); six in North America (one in Canada and five in the United States [midwest,northwest, southwest, southeast, and west]); and two in Europe: Western Europe (Copenhagen) and United Kingdom–Ireland. The Academy is administered by the Dean of Fellows, elected every three years by the body of Fellows of AIB, and the Secretary-Treasurer who is appointed by the Dean “to assist in the affairs of the Fellows Group.”The stated objectives of the association according to its constitution are (1) to facilitate knowledge sharing; (2) to encourage and foster research activities,
and bring together professionals from academia, business, and government; (3) to enhance education
in international business and through international cooperation; and (4) to promote internationalization. These objectives are pursued through the organization of international and regional conferences and AIB publications that focus on the multicultural background of its participants and the interdisciplinary methodology of its research