In its work around the world, the Institute's global offices and experienced staff have developed significant expertise, capabilities and best practices in a set of core areas. These include understanding important developments in international education; strengthening higher education institutions; building the capacity of individuals, especially women and those from under-represented populations, to address critical issues; and training future entrepreneurs, innovators and scientists. Our cutting edge approaches developed in these fields are formalized in a set of Centers of Excellence outlined below.

  • IVLP Program

    Center for Women's Leadership Initiatives

    The Center for Women’s Leadership Initiatives (WLI) develops and manages dynamic, innovative and substantive programming to cultivate and support women as leaders and change makers around the world.

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    Center for Academic Mobility Research and Impact

    The Center for Academic Mobility Research and Impact (CAMRI) brings together the Institute's research expertise with leading minds around the world to conduct timely and relevant research and policy analysis in the field of international student and faculty mobility.

  • International Education

    Center for Higher Education Capacity Development

    The Center for Higher Education Capacity Development (HECD) provides consulting and training services to help institutions of higher education develop new initiatives, identify talented students and faculty, and utilize best practices to lay the foundation for growth.

  • Global Leadership

    Center for International Partnerships

    The Center for International Partnership (CIP) assists colleges and universities to develop and sustain linkages with other campuses around the world through IIE’s strong global higher education networks and thought leadership in campus internationalization.

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    Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

    The Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CEI) provides an integrated set of services to empower and engage individuals and institutions to generate new and marketable ideas for economic growth and ground-breaking solutions to pressing global issues.

Program Spotlight
  • America for Bulgaria Foundation

    Providing Bulgarian undergraduate students with unique scholarship and leadership training in the United States.

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    LDM invested in emerging and established reproductive health leaders who worked in the poorest regions of five focus countries.

  • e-Mediat

    E-Mediat is a public-private partnership providing new media training to NGOs throughout the MENA region.

  • Susan G. Komen for the Cure

    Global activists obtain the skills, knowledge and vision to play a strategic role in shaping their country’s response to breast cancer.

  • Women in Technology

    WIT empowers women and expands their participation in the workforce through specially tailored training activities.


Jonah Kokodyniak
Deputy Vice President,
Strategic Development

Institute of International Education
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New York, NY 10017 USA
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