The Institute of International Education (IIE) delivers programs and works with global universities in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region that reach over 7,000 students, scholars, and professionals. As a result of the Institute’s partnerships with corporations, governments, ministries, foundations, and the U.S. government, thousands of students, scholars, and professionals from the region have gained access to the world’s leading higher education and training programs
IIE/Cairo, the Institute's Middle East and North African Headquarters, is a leader in providing educational services in the MENA region with the goal of preparing individuals and institutions to become leaders in the globalized world.
IIE/Cairo operates numerous USAID-funded programs as well as the Center for Leadership Excellence which offers programs for professionals to explore the effectiveness of their current leadership approaches. Participants acquire new ways of thinking and acting as leaders and develop networks with others in the region who are dealing with similar challenges.