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. 

Middlebury alumni and their extended family—including alumni spouses, siblings, parents, children and stepchildren, grandchildren, and nieces and nephews—are guaranteed $10,000 affiliation scholarships.

Participants in Middlebury nondegree programs are guaranteed $5,000 affiliation scholarships.

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Why Study at the Middlebury Institute?

Advance Your Career

Your career and academic advising are integrated, so your courses will align with your career goals.

Gain Professional Experience

Be fully immersed in the field through real-world class projects, internships, and professional practica.

Build Global Proficiency

Take content courses in intercultural competence and a second language, expanding your career opportunities.

Learn Real Solutions for Today’s Real Challenges

Our Pedagogy: Actively Learning Together

Your Professors: Professionals with Industry Experience