About CIEE

The World Leader in International Education

The CIEE Building located in Portland Maine.

Founded in 1947, CIEE is the country’s oldest and largest nonprofit intercultural education and exchange organization. For more than 65 years, CIEE has helped thousands of people gain the knowledge and skills necessary to live and work in a globally interdependent and culturally diverse world by offering the most comprehensive, relevant, and valuable exchange programs available.

We began with a mission:

To help people gain understanding, acquire knowledge, and develop skills for living in a globally interdependent and culturally diverse world.

Today, we serve more than 300 U.S. colleges and universities, 1,000 U.S. high schools, and more than 35,000 international exchange students annually.

The Most Comprehensive Programs and Services

CIEE operates 60 study centers in 40 countries, and sponsors international faculty training programs, teach abroad programs, and various specialty and custom programs for secondary, post-secondary, and international students.

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