What We Do

What We Do

IIE®, an independent not-for-profit organization founded in 1919, is a world leader in the exchange of people and ideas. IIE administers over 200 programs serving more than 20,000 individuals each year. IIE provides a wide range of services to and manages or administers programs for many corporations, foundations, government partners, and international agencies.

  • Fellowship and Scholarship Management

    Manage Fellowships and Scholarships

    By implementing of some of the world’s most prestigious and innovative scholarship programs in a fair, open, and transparent manner, the Institute provides talent from around the world with access to leading institutions of higher education and the international experience that is critical to success in the 21st century workplace.

  • Global Leadership

    Develop Leaders

    Building leadership skills and enhancing the capacity of individuals and organizations to address local and global challenges constitute a vital part of IIE's mission. The long-term and short-term training programs arranged by the Institute connect students and professionals with peers and colleagues around the world and prepare them for leadership.

  • Scholar Mustafa Khattab

    Emergency Assistance

    IIE has a long history of providing emergency assistance to scholars and students in danger around the world. Through the Scholar Rescue Fund, the Emergency Student Fund, and other efforts, IIE provides support and safe haven to persecuted scholars and students facing emergencies and crises, such as illness or natural disasters.

  • International Education Services

    Provide Education Services

    IIE provides strategic resources and services to help faculty and administrators internationalize their campuses.

  • Higher Education Institutional Development

    Build Higher Education Institutional Capacity

    IIE works closely with public and private higher education institutions to develop high-quality academic programs in cooperation with governmental, nongovernmental organizations, and corporations. Leveraging extensive networks and expertise within the higher education community worldwide, IIE is uniquely positioned to help shape new universities and expand the capabilities and partnerships of existing academic institutions.

  • International Development

    Promote International Development

    The Institute partners with governments, international development agencies, foundations, universities and corporations to collaborate on sustainable solutions for long-term development.  IIE is committed to working with local communities in developing countries to advance education and economic development through training and scholarship initiatives, to prepare emerging leaders in the public and private sector with workforce development skills and leadership training, and to build the capacity of NGOs and civil society organizations to achieve their goals.

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    Subawards and Procurements

    IIE works with capable, reputable, and competitive individuals and organizations around the globe.

Faces of IIE
  • Andy Cunningham

    Goldman Sachs Global Leader Andy Cunningham is passionate about children’s rights and education.

  • Chris Clark, Toyota International Teachers Program

    Chris Clark studied animal and plant species in a Costa Rican rainforest as part of The Toyota International Teacher Program.

  • Gianni Brusati, EMDAP

    EMDAP Adviser Gianni Brusati assists a shopkeeper in Sierra Leone.

  • Joby John, Ford Foundation International Fellow

    Joby John works to fulfill his dream of providing educational opportunities for all in his native India on an IFP Fellowship.

  • Monica Gruezmacher, Alcoa Foundation Fellow

    Monica Gruezmacher is an Alcoa Foundation Fellow who did groundbreaking work in Colombia's Amazon region.

 IIE Recognitions

Jonah Kokodyniak
Deputy Vice President,
Strategic Development

Institute of International Education
809 United Nations Plaza
New York, NY 10017 USA
Fax: +1 212.984.5401
E-mail: development@iie.org

Research and Publications
IIE is a world leader in Research and Publications in the field of international education. Learn more.