Institute of International Education (IIE)

<Outside Egypt>United States of America

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Social sector
Entity Type: 
Non Governmental Association

The Institute of International Education (IIE) is among the world’s largest and most experienced international exchange organizations. An independent nonprofit established in 1919, IIE is dedicated to increasing the capacity of people to think and work on a global basis. The Institute’s vision of “Opening Minds to the World” is based upon the belief that international educational exchange forms the strongest basis for fostering the mutual understanding necessary for worldwide peace and progress. 

Through many years of experience, IIE has developed efficient systems and best practices to implement scholarship, exchange, and leadership development programs worldwide. IIE programs are characterized by a commitment to excellence, diversity, and technological innovation; extensive networks within the higher education community in the United States and abroad; and a highly experienced staff combining strong program management skills and detailed world area knowledge.