What We Do

At CIEE, we create opportunities that help bring people together. We foster the development of understanding and mutual respect between communities and nations by promoting the exchange of ideas and experiences. We help give students, teachers, and young professionals from across the world skills that make them active and responsible global citizens.

We do this by

  • Offering the most comprehensive lineup of exchange programs and services available
  • Assembling the greatest resources and the most experienced, passionate staff in the field
  • Working to ensure that everyone has access to opportunities and experiences that inform their perspectives and expand their horizons

Study Abroad Programs


Study Abroad

Study abroad for U.S. college students.


Custom Programs

Custom international programs for faculty and students.


High School

Study abroad for U.S. high school students


High School Summer Abroad

A summer cultural exchange and leadership program for U.S. high school students.

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After High School

Gap Year Abroad - For recent high school grads who want to travel, explore, and experience a new culture before attending college.

First Year Abroad - For recent high school grads who want to complete their first year of college abroad while pursuing their passions as a global citizen and staying on track to graduate in four years.


Congress-Bundestag Scholarship

Study abroad in Germany for U.S. high school students.

High School USA

High School USA

Study in the U.S. on a J-1 visa for international high school students.

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Full-time, part-time, and customized academic internship programs for students and universities.

Work Exchange Programs

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Teach English Abroad

Teach abroad for U.S. participants.


Work & Travel USA

Cultural exchange, work, and travel in the U.S. for international participants.


Internship USA

Cultural exchange and internships in the U.S. for international participants.