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 in global security, sustainability, development, education, and language services. They will be your mentors, teaching you how to advance understanding, promote peace, and drive change in pursuit of a more just world. Get personalized info.
Nuclear nonproliferation researcher Masako Toki writes in the Bulletin for the Atomic Scientists that the dwindling number of atomic bomb survivors—known as hibakusha—have an important role for teaching the next generation of nonproliferation experts.
The 20-month online degree prepares students to design and lead sustainability and climate initiatives for governments, nonprofits, and businesses.
Why The Middlebury Institute
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.
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.
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.
I believe that progress is possible only when we grasp at a deep level what caused our missteps.
Associate Professor, Translation and Interpretation
The Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS) is the largest nongovernmental organization in the world devoted to curbing the spread of weapons of mass destruction—and the only organization dedicated exclusively to graduate education and research.
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.