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For 70 years, we’ve had a single mission

To help people gain understanding, acquire knowledge, and develop skills for living in a globally interdependent and culturally diverse world by bringing the world together through the most meaningful exchange programs available. 

Today, we advance our legacy as the leading nonprofit international education organization by facilitating 50,000 exchange experiences for people from 136 countries each year.

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CIEE Celebrates the 2023 Frederick Douglass Global Fellows

By Communications at CIEE

Twelve diverse student leaders to conduct a study of social justice leadership in America, South Africa, and Ireland. CIEE is pleased to announce the 2023 Frederick Douglass Global Fellows, twelve... keep reading

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CIEE Expands Study Abroad Portfolio – England & Scotland

By Communications at CIEE

CIEE is pleased to announce the expansion of our portfolio in Great Britain to feature 20+ study abroad and internship programs in three dynamic English and Scottish cities. Starting in... keep reading

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Students Receive Free Passports as Passport Caravan Returns to Campus

By Communications at CIEE

CIEE recently partnered with Arizona State University (ASU) and Indiana University to host Passport Caravan events on campus, providing free, on the spot passports for students at each school. Since... keep reading

High School Summer Abroad

A New Perspective: Landfills, Music, Unity

By Magaly Cabrera-Ortiz at CIEE

Students were immediately welcomed into the Dominican community with their service project, museum visit, and a progressive dinner. Service Learning: Cometas de Esperanza, a local non-governmental organization in Santiago, provides... keep reading

High School Summer Abroad

A Journey into Calligraphy: American High School Students' Chinese Character Exploration in Taiwan

By Vanessa Hsu at CIEE

This summer, a group of American high school students embarked on a cultural exploration journey to Taiwan to learn Chinese. They not only studied the language but also delved deeply... keep reading

High School Summer Abroad

Weekend with the Seoul Mates!

By Christina Dwyer at CIEE

This weekend, the CIEE students were able to meet their Seoul Mates! Seoul Mates are Korean high school and college students that have volunteered to do a cultural exchange with... keep reading

High School Summer Abroad

Tokyo or Bust (Part 1)

By Larry Bogan at CIEE

After spending a week getting our feet wet in Kyoto, we headed to Tokyo to really dive into Japan's Gaming Culture. It was overwhelming in the best possible way! The... keep reading

High School Summer Abroad

Memorable Ending of First Week

By Jemmy De Leon at CIEE

Fun morning at Accion Callejera In the afternoon, students had a class in which it was discussed how to identify power and how can it be used positively and negatively... keep reading

High School Summer Abroad

A Choco-Story: The Chocolate Museum of Uxmal, México

By Amanda Anderson at CIEE

A visit to the interactive, outdoor Choco-Story museum of Uxmal shared with students the history of cacao, including its cultural significance to the Mayan people. Students were able to explore... keep reading

High School Summer Abroad

Students Take to the Trees... and the Water!

By Hayley Tornquist at CIEE

This past weekend, Paris Fashion and Design students took a short trip outside of Paris for some fun in the sun (and the rain). They spent the day at Park... keep reading

High School Summer Abroad

Cancale: Environmental Protection and Marine Biodiversity

By Stephanie Kimlicko at CIEE

Our weekend excursion on the Emerald Coast (“Côte d’Émeraude”) included participation in environmental awareness activities. Following a picnic on a small beach in Cancale, we met up with a member... keep reading

High School Summer Abroad

Castles and Climbing

By Megan Ruppel at CIEE

Well, we're headed into the last week of Language & Culture Session I; it's a Sunday night and I'm eating a baguette at my desk, already mourning the imminent loss... keep reading

High School Summer Abroad

Student Blog Takeover Part One

By Blythe Stovall at CIEE

Day 2 - We woke up at 6:45am and got ready for breakfast. Then we headed out to Boma Center where we would have our lessons that day. First we had a lesson on biodiversity and conservation methods.

High School Summer Abroad

The Hague & Madurodam...The Adventures Continue

By Daniel Taylor at CIEE

On Thursday, the students got the opportunity to visit The Hague. The Hague is the political "capital" of the Netherlands. Here the students got the opportunity to learn more about... keep reading

High School Summer Abroad

A Blast From The Past

By Brooke Dawson at CIEE

Students had a busy second week! This weeks activities held a "blast from the past" theme as students got the chance to experience many traditional Japanese arts first hand. We... keep reading

High School Summer Abroad

Trip to Guadalest and Fonts de l'Algar

By Sarah Scrimshaw-Hall at CIEE

It’s the weekend which means no classes but we’ve still got some fun activities to do! On Saturday we took a bus to the town of Guadalest to see the... keep reading

High School Summer Abroad

One Week in Palma and A Day at Dragonera

By Michele Aronson at CIEE

We’ve had a fabulous first week here in beautiful Palma, Mallorca. The students quickly immersed themselves into the culture as they met and became acquainted with their host families, their... keep reading

High School Summer Abroad

Traveling To Capetown and Langa Visit

By Chelsi Dimm at CIEE

After three full days touring Johannesburg, including sites like Soweto, the Apartheid Museum, students ventured to Cape Town to settle into their home for the next three weeks. Students began... keep reading