Institute of International Education
Institute of International Education
An independent nonprofit founded in 1919, IIE is among the world's largest and most experienced international education and training organizations. We are committed to delivering program excellence to a diverse range of participants, sponsors, and donors.

Peace and prosperity around the world depend on increasing the capacity of people to think and work on a global and intercultural basis. As technology opens borders, educational and professional exchange opens minds.
Our Mission
Promoting closer educational relations between the people of the United States and those of other countries.

Strengthening and linking institutions of higher learning globally.

Rescuing threatened scholars and advancing academic freedom.

Building leadership skills and enhancing the capacity of individuals and organizations to address local and global challenges.
Who Participates in IIE Programs?
18,000 men and women from 175 nations participate in Institute of International Education programs each year

IIE manages over 250 programs. Sponsors include the:

U.S. Department of State
U.S. Agency for International Development
U.S. Department of Energy
World Bank
Cisco Learning Institute
Ford Foundation
Freeman Foundation
GE Foundation
Goldman Sachs Foundation
Governments of Brazil, Chile, Japan and Spain Levi Strauss Foundation
Lucent Technologies Foundation
MacArthur Foundation
Packard Foundation
AIG Foundation
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