The Middlebury Institute of International Studies (MIIS) is a graduate school of Middlebury College and training ground for developing and implementing practical solutions. Our world-renowned experts train students to advance understanding, promote peace, and drive change in pursuit of a more just world. Our alumni are leaders in global security, development, education, language services, and sustainability.

Our programs are designed to give students professional experience, intercultural competence, and career-relevant fluency in a second language. We have in-person programs in beautiful Monterey, California, and online programs that emphasize meaningful engagement with faculty.

Scholarships are available to make this important investment in their futures more affordable.


Why Study at the Middlebury Institute?

Advance Your Career

At the Institute, your career and academic advising are integrated, so courses will your align with your career goals.

Gain Professional Experience

Be fully immersed in your field through career-oriented coursework, internships, and research in our world-renowned centers.

Build Language Proficiency

Acquiring and refining your fluency in an additional language will enable you to perform professional work in multiple languages.

Learn Real Solutions for Today’s Real Challenges

Our Pedagogy: Actively Learning Together

Build A Foundation for Your Future