Educational and Networking Opportunities

The NIDA International Program works with partners to develop and disseminate educational and networking opportunities.


Universal Curricula and Credentialing

  • Universal Prevention Curriculum and Universal Treatment Curriculum
    Based on international, evidence-based research, quality standards, and ethical principles for drug use prevention and treatment, these basic and advanced curricula are administered by ISSUP to provide training for substance abuse researchers and treatment providers.
  • Global Centre for Credentialing and Certification (GCCC)
    Part of the Colombo Plan Drug Advisory Programme, GCCC trains and issues credentials for International Certified Addiction Professionals (ICAP) using evidence-based universal curricula in prevention, treatment, and recovery programs that meet international standards. Supported by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, U.S. Department of State, International Consortium of Universities for Drug Demand Reduction, and ISSUP.

Degree and Certificate Programs