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.

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

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


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