The Middlebury Institute of International Studies is a graduate school of Middlebury College and a training ground for developing and implementing practical solutions. Our programs are designed to give students professional experience, intercultural competence, and second language skills, leading to meaningful, global careers.

We deliver the Middlebury hallmarks of small classes, individual attention, personalized and coordinated career and academic counseling, and connections with the world’s leading organizations. Students are taught and mentored by experts in international security, sustainability, development, social impact, trade, international education, translation and interpretation, localization, and language teaching. All of our programs are currently available in person (at our Monterey, California, campus), online, or in a hybrid format for maximum flexibility.

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