About IIE

The Institute of International Education (IIE) is a world leader in the international exchange of people and ideas. An independent, nonprofit organization founded in 1919, IIE has 19 offices worldwide, over 800 college and university IIENetwork members, and more than 5,000 volunteers. IIE designs and implements programs of study and training for students, educators, young professionals and trainees from all sectors with funding from government agencies, foundations, corporations and private individuals. IIE also conducts policy research and provides advising and counseling on international education and opportunities abroad.

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. For more about IIE.

News and Announcements

11/3/2014 The Chronicle of Higher Education -- Three Academics Forced to Seek Safety in U.S.

IIE’s Scholar Rescue Fund is seeing an increase in requests for help among foreign academics and students who are being...

11/3/2014 The Chronicle of Higher Education -- Scholars in Danger Join World's Refugees

Academics and students “are being forced to flee their homes and homelands at a level not seen since World War II.”

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