You’re motivated by a desire to improve policies, practices, and understanding in the world. You are what this world needs to lead the response to today’s seemingly intractable problems.Launch Your Career
Explore Our Graduate Degrees and Programs
- International Education Management
- International Environmental Policy
- International Policy and Development
- International Trade and Economic Diplomacy
- Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies
- Teaching Foreign Language
- Translation; Translation and Interpretation; Conference Interpretation
- Translation and Localization Management
- Online Translation and Localization Management
You want to change the world. We will teach you how.
The Middlebury Institute of International Studies is a graduate school and training ground for developing and implementing practical solutions, a 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. Start your journey.
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.
Make a Smart Investment in Your Career
When you earn a graduate degree from the Middlebury Institute, you’ll be prepared to be a leader in high-demand global industries and organizations. With our scholarships, grants, and other aid, you’ll see that our programs are an affordable investment in your future.
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Learn from the Experts
Be taught by faculty with extensive professional experience at organizations around the world. You’ll be guided by the most up-to-date field information and technology along with expertise and mentoring.
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 Localization 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
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