Institute of International Education

"Institute of International Education" (IIE) - non-profit organization promoting international exchange education and training. It was established in 1919 and based in the USA. [ [http://www.iienetwork.org/?p=27475 Nominate Your Program ] ]

The Institute, by its statement, governs more than 200 programs serving more than 20,000 persons from 175 nations each year. The programs involve studies in USA [ [http://www.fundingusstudy.org/wbs/cont_edit.asp Funding for US Study Online] ] [ [http://www.rockymountainiie.org/scholarship_information.asp Rocky Mountain Regional Center] ] and abroad. [ [http://www.studyabroadfunding.org/ Study Abroad Funding] ] [ [http://us.fulbrightonline.org/program_country.php?id=98 Fulbright Online] ]

Among current and former sponsors of IIE are: US State Department, USAID, US Department of Energy,
World Bank, Cisco Learning Institute, Ford Foundation, Freeman Foundation, GE Foundation, Goldman Sachs Foundation, Governments of Brazil, Chile, Japan and Spain, ITT, Levi Strauss Foundation, Lucent Technologies Foundation, MacArthur Foundation, Packard Foundation, AIG Foundation.

The Institute of International Education has 7 offices in the United States and 13 offices worldwide (Beijing, Egypt, Hungary, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Mexico, Namibia, the Philippines, Russia, Thailand, Ukraine, and Vietnam. [ [http://www.iievn.org/ IIE Vietnam] ]

The Declared Mission

* Promotion of closer educational relations between the people of the United States and other countries;
* Strengthening and linking institutions of higher learning globally;
* Rescuing threatened scholars and advancing academic freedom;
* Building leadership skills and enhancing the capacity of individuals and organizations to address local and global challenges.

References

External links

* [http://www.iie.org/ IIE Web Page]


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