- 6 Courses
- Private Institution Type
The Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey was founded in 1955 as the Monterey Institute of Foreign Studies by foreign language instructor Gaspard Weiss, in collaboration with his wife Louise Weiss and co-founders Frank Elton and Sybil Fearnley.
The Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey offers graduate programs that prepare professionals to provide leadership in cross-cultural, multilingual environments. Practical skills, collaborative processes, and innovative approaches are defining features of a Middlebury Institute education. Middlebury Institute learners are problem solvers and process masters, building sustainable, equitable solutions for a global community through our interdisciplinary blend of business, policy, and language.
The Institute is home to a number of important research centers and initiatives. Our faculty, research center staff and graduate students adopt original approaches to pressing issues on the international scene.
The Office of Student Services strives to create a positive student-centered environment, dedicated to providing the Institute students with the necessary resources, advising and caring support to enhance their student life experience. Fostering a multicultural environment conducive to meeting the needs of the MIIS community.
You are moving to Monterey! Congratulations! Here are some helpful links to get you started in finding housing and getting settled in. MIIS does not offer housing but we do have resources that can assist you in the process of securing housing. Planning ahead will help!
Due to the experiential nature of our academic programs and for your personal health and wellbeing, we require all students enrolled in 6 or more credit hours during the fall/spring terms or 4 or more credit hours during the summer term to have health insurance. To meet the MIIS health insurance requirement, you must either:
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.