• Toronto selected as 2016 ISIC Event location!

    Toronto, Canada, the bustling metropolitan and student-centric city, has been selected as the location for the 2016 ISIC Event. The sixth consecutive ISIC Event will take place in May 2016.
    Toronto selected as 2016 ISIC Event location!
  • The Global Study Awards – Expanding Students Horizons

    Nine awards worth up to £90,000 in total to be awarded to inspirational students studying abroad
    The Global Study Awards – Expanding Students Horizons
  • Research reveals real insights into student life and aspirations

    Research undertaken by the ISIC Association partnering with The Economist, MasterCard and Motivaction, provides insights into student life and highlights four distinct student mentalities worldwide!
    Research reveals real insights into student life and aspirations
  • ISIC delivers more to students with MasterCard

    The ISIC Association and MasterCard Worldwide have teamed up to create the ISIC MasterCard programme, helping students around the world make the most out of student life
    ISIC delivers more to students with MasterCard

About us

The ISIC Association is the non-profit organisation behind the International Student Identity Card (ISIC). The ISIC card is the only internationally accepted proof of bona fide student status. Our mission First created by students in 1953, the ISIC card is now issued to students inRead more

Our history

The ISIC card was first created by students for students in 1953. The decision to create the ISIC card was an initiative of the Norwegian and Dutch Union of Students, supported by the Coordinating Secretariat of National Unions of Students (COSEC) of Denmark. Together atRead more

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2013 marked the 60th Anniversary of the International Student Identity Card (ISIC). Since its creation by students in 1953 the ISIC card
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