For nearly a century, IIE has been a world leader in international education. We work to build more peaceful and equitable societies by advancing scholarship, building economies and promoting access to opportunity. As a not-for-profit with 18 offices and affiliates worldwide, IIE collaborates with a range of corporate, government and foundation partners across the globe to design and manage scholarship, study abroad, workforce training and leadership development programs.  

Image: IIE Map 2017

Study Abroad Matters: A New White Paper by IIE and AIFS Links Higher Education to the Workforce

IIE today announced the publication of a new white paper examining the link between employability and study abroad. Produced in conjunction with the American Institute for Foreign Study (AIFS) Foundation, the paper shows that in this globalized era, study abroad has become one of the most powerful ways to demonstrate to employers that graduates have in-demand skills for the contemporary workplace.
More About the Paper

Enter the 2018 IIE Impact Story Contest!

The Institute of International Education (IIE) is seeking photos and stories that show the impact of the international exchange, scholarship, training, internships and other programs that it manages. The first prize winner will receive a $300 gift card, the second prize winner will receive a $200 gift card, and the third prize winner will receive a $100 gift card. Photo and story submissions will be featured on our websites, marketing materials and social media.
Enter Now

Work With Us

For nearly a century, IIE has specialized in the international exchange of people and ideas. Global scholarships are of paramount importance and we manage many of the world's most prestigious ones. Through a wide variety of educational programs sponsored by the U.S. government, corporations, foundations and foreign governments, we annually work with thousands of U.S. and international educational institutions and more than 27,000 students, scholars and professionals around the globe.

Launch a Scholarship Program

By The Numbers


Staff Worldwide


Higher Ed Partners


Generation Study Abroad Partners


Offices and Affiliates


Program Participants

200+ Programs Worldwide

IIE manages more than 200 programs with participants from more than 185 countries. In the last year alone, more than 27,000 people participated in IIE managed programs. Use our program finder to explore opportunities.


Fulbright logo The Fulbright U.S. Student Program, a program of the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA), is for U.S. graduating college seniors, graduate students, professionals & artists.

Go to the Program

Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program logo An innovative fellowship program for African institutions in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania and Uganda to host an African-born scholar to work in projects in research collaboration, graduate student teaching/mentoring and curriculum co-development.

Go to the Program


Thanks to the generosity of our donors, we’re taking action to respond to critical needs in education. Support us today

Donate Now

charity-navigator Charity Navigator

View IIE’s Charity Navigator Profile