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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... 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

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CIEE and AAIDN Announce the 2024 Douglass-O'Connell Global Interns

By Communications at CIEE

The Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) and the African American Irish Diaspora Network (AAIDN) are pleased to announce the 2024 Douglass-O’Connell Global Interns, 15 high-achieving students who will participate... keep reading

College Study Abroad

The Harsh Truth of Studying Abroad

By College Study Abroad Ambassador at CIEE

By: Murphy Botko Brace yourself. Forget what you’ve heard. Here’s the run-down on why studying abroad is NOT for the faint of heart. Food Do you think you could handle... keep reading

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American vs. Spanish Fashion Trends

By College Study Abroad Ambassador at CIEE

By: Emily Margolis Fashion trends vary between cultures, with Americans wearing sweatpants to class and Spanish people dressing nicer for class. Americans view workout clothes as everyday clothes, while Spanish... keep reading

Teach English Abroad

The Ultimate Pre-Departure Checklist for Teaching in Thailand

By Isabel M.

An ultimate guide for preparing to go abroad that includes a weekly to-do list.

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Industry Expert Insight on the Impact of Study Abroad on Teens

By High School Summer Abroad at CIEE

Hear from Troy Peden, industry expert and parent of CIEE Global Navigators, about the impact that high school study abroad programs can have on teens.

College Study Abroad

Glowing Splendor: Celebrating the Lantern Festival in Taipei

By CIEE Taipei at CIEE

By Chester Chou (Program Manager Taipei) The Lantern Festival marks the end of the Chinese New Year celebrations. The origins of the Lantern Festival can be traced back over 2,000... keep reading

College Study Abroad

A Realistic Day In My Life Studying in Madrid

By College Study Abroad Ambassador at CIEE

By: Ella Schneider Hey everyone! I'm Ella, currently a student at Tulane University. As my semester abroad is ending, I wanted to give you a glimpse into a typical day... keep reading

College Study Abroad

Must-Do Activities In Barcelona, Spain

By College Study Abroad Ambassador at CIEE

By: Emily Margolis For those of you who are studying in Barcelona , here are some activities you cannot miss during your time abroad. Barcelona is a beautiful city with... keep reading

College Study Abroad

Discover Spain with Madrid as Your Starting Point!

By College Study Abroad Ambassador at CIEE

By: Ella Schneider Madrid, the lively capital of Spain, is more than just a place to study; it's a doorway to lots of exciting travel adventures. Thanks to its great... keep reading

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Ranking My Top 9 Favorite Trips Abroad

By College Study Abroad Ambassador at CIEE

By: Emily Margolis 9th: Andorra Andorra is such a beautiful place, but it is small, and there is not a ton to do. However, what it lacks in size and... keep reading

Teach English Abroad

Living in Gangwon Province

By Hyosam J.

Gangwon-do is a mountainous province in northeast South Korea. Just a few hours from Seoul, many Koreans come to Gangwon province for vacations, hiking, skiing, to go to the beach... keep reading

College Study Abroad

Dining in Madrid: Best Coffee Shops, Tapas, and more!

By College Study Abroad Ambassador at CIEE

By: Ella Schneider As my study abroad semester comes to an end, I've tracked my dining experiences to compile the ultimate guide for navigating Madrid's diverse culinary scene. Coffee Shops... keep reading

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5 Tips for Weekend Travel

By College Study Abroad Ambassador at CIEE

By: Emily Margolis An amazing part of studying abroad is being able to embrace the culture of the city and explore. But for many individuals, a large part of studying... keep reading

College Study Abroad

The Ultimate Guide to The Start of Study Abroad in Madrid

By College Study Abroad Ambassador at CIEE

By: Ella Schneider If you are considering studying in Madrid for a semester abroad, it is the perfect place for students looking to immerse themselves in a new culture while... keep reading

College Study Abroad

5 Things I Learned Studying Abroad in Europe

By College Study Abroad Ambassador at CIEE

By: Madeline Ahlberg 1. Don't take life too seriously After spending a long time in Europe, within a culture different from the US, being so far from home has helped... keep reading