What it means to be a part of CIEE
Joining the CIEE organization means that you’ll be even closer to our important work. You’ll become part of a worldwide network of colleges and universities committed to excellence in international education. You’ll be aware of all of our current efforts to promote and transform international exchange. You’ll be part of the group that has a voice in the policy of CIEE programs and activities. You’ll help elect our Board of Directors and the Academic Consortium Board, the body of CIEE members who safeguard the academic quality of CIEE Study Center programs by monitoring, evaluating, and accrediting those programs through regular data collection, site visits, meetings with on-site CIEE staff, reports, and action plans. You’ll be one of the colleagues we rely on to guide the future efforts of CIEE.
There is no limit to how involved you can be with CIEE. Staff members are truly interested in hearing your concerns and your ideas. We plan to shape the future of international education, and we invite you to join us—become informed of our initiatives, become involved with our activities, become a CIEE member.
CIEE members pay $400 in dues at the start of each calendar year. Because these dues directly support various CIEE efforts, membership demonstrates your support of our mission. Other specific membership benefits include:
Annual Conference Discount
Attending members receive a significant discount on registration fees
Members receive a discount on any faculty seminars they attend
Group Site Visit
Attending members receive a discount on site visit registration fees
Only students at member institutions are eligible to apply for all CIEE scholarships
Complimentary or reduced rate for copies of all current CIEE publications including Our View, Knowledge, case studies, and a subscription to the Journal of Studies in International Education
To elect members to the Academic Consortium Board and/or the Board of Directors
Administrators and faculty at member institutions are eligible to participate on program evaluation teams
Listing in CIEE printed promotional materials and listing and link on CIEE website
Institutions eligible for CIEE membership are those which:
- Are accredited, chartered, or governmentally authorized to offer post-secondary academic degrees of the country in which their instruction is mainly offered; or are associations of secondary or post-secondary educational institutions
- Have legal not-for-profit status
- Endorse CIEE's Principles of Good Practice for International Education
Application Procedures (revised March 2004)
Institutions that meet the qualifications for membership are invited to submit an application package to CIEE. The application contains three parts outlined in the Application below. CIEE staff reviews the application and makes a recommendation to the CIEE Board of Directors. The Board of Directors makes decisions on applications at their twice-yearly meetings.
CIEE Membership Instructions and Application Form
Print and complete the Membership Application
Join the Academic Consortium
The Academic Consortium is a membership organization comprising all colleges and universities that sponsor the CIEE Study Center study abroad programs managed by CIEE. Click here for more information about the Academic Consortium.
Attention: Chris McCoy
300 Fore Street
Portland, ME 04101 USA
Phone: (207) 553-4033 or 1-800-40-STUDY
Fax: (207) 553-5033