You want to change the world. We will teach you how.
The Middlebury Institute of International Studies is a graduate school of Middlebury College and training ground for developing and implementing practical solutions. It is home to some of the world’s leading experts who will be your mentors, teaching you how to take your education and experience and make the difference you want in the world. Get personalized info.
National Cyber Strategy Competition
Students Reach Semifinals
Combating Food Insecurity
Transatlantic Taskforce Combats Financial Crime
Professor Moyara Ruehsen
The Crisis Facing Russian Studies
Dr. Jade McGlynn
TEDx Talk on Nuclear Weapons and the War in Ukraine
What TikTok Can Teach Us about War
Read the latest insights from Institute experts who are helping the world gain a better understanding of the context and ramifications of war in Ukraine.Read More
CNS experts offer analysis and commentary on the war, with a particular focus on its nuclear ramifications.Read More
Watch the signature Ambassadorial Series for historical perspective from former U.S. ambassadors to Russia.Watch the Series
Read an almost daily ticker of international media coverage featuring Institute experts providing context and commentary.Read More
Your Success Is Our Priority
At the Middlebury Institute, your career is our focus from your first day of classes.
You’ll not only take in-depth courses taught by world-renowned experts. You’ll also get personalized, comprehensive academic and professional advising, plus valuable internships and assistantships. You’ll graduate with a practical degree, fully prepared for a rewarding career.
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Our Graduates Work At
Why We Chose the Institute
Setting the tone for politics
Building on Language Skills
Combining language studies with technology
Studying International Security and Arabic
Building a Career on International Experience
A Rewarding Career Change
Turning Business Plans Into Reality
Building on experience
Bringing help to Romanian orphans
Applying learning to life
Earning a master’s in one year
Learn from the Experts
My research centers around expertise acquisition, effective pedagogical approaches for the consecutive and simultaneous interpretation classroom, and learner autonomy.
Dean of the Graduate School of Translation, Interpretation, and Language EducationMeet Laura Burian
I study terrorism and nuclear weapons, particularly in South Asia: terrorist group strategies, nuclear tension in the subcontinent, and the security of nuclear weapons in Pakistan.
Associate Professor, Nonproliferation and Terrorism StudiesMeet Sharad Joshi
I focus on broad themes of how languages are taught and learned, teacher development, and language assessment—topics that influence how our profession moves forward.
Professor, TESOL/Teaching Foreign LanguageMeet Kathi Bailey
I encourage students to actively reflect on their thought patterns and experiences. I help learners uncover, examine, and potentially replace preexisting ideas and assumptions.
Associate Professor, International Policy and Development/MPAMeet Mahabat Baimyrzaeva
Live and Study in Monterey
The Middlebury Institute is located in the heart of Monterey, California, known as the “language capital of the world.” With our culturally diverse population, educational opportunities, natural and scenic recreation areas, historic significance, and proximity to Silicon Valley, you’ll find a wealth of advantages when you choose to study here.Read More
From housing to recreation to food and history, the Monterey Bay area is one of the top graduate school locations in the U.S.Read More
Students from around the world study and work in Monterey and are supported by a dedicated staff and a welcoming community.Read More
All the resources you need to get started before you arrive on campus as a new student at the Institute.Read More