The International Association of Schools of Social Work
IASSW was founded in 1928 at the First International Conference of Social Work, held in Paris.
The International Association of Schools of Social Work (IASSW) is an international association of institutions of social work education, organizations supporting social work education and social work educators. Its mission is:
-To develop and promote excellence in social work education, research and scholarship globally in order to enhance human wellbeing.
-To create and maintain a dynamic community of social work educators and their programs.
-To support and facilitate participation in mutual exchanges of information and expertise.
-To represent social work education at the international level.
The association has member schools in all parts of the world; 5 regional organizations. Baku State University joined the Association in 2018.