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Virtual Preview Days, Oct. 25–29

Our upcoming Virtual Preview Days, which will feature sessions on interpreting at the Tokyo Olympics, getting the ocean economy into President Biden’s infrastructure plan, careers in environmental and social justice, and more.

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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.

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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.

Advance Your Career

Make a Smart Investment in Your Career

88% of students receive scholarships
350+ professional internships annually
96% working within one year of graduation

Our Graduates Work At

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Learn from the Experts

  • My research centers around expertise acquisition, effective pedagogical approaches for the consecutive and simultaneous interpretation classroom, and learner autonomy.

    Laura Burian

    Dean of the Graduate School of Translation, Interpretation, and Language Education

    Meet 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.

    Sharad Joshi

    Associate Professor, Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies

    Meet 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.

    Kathi Bailey

    Professor, TESOL/Teaching Foreign Language

    Meet 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.

    Mahabat Baimyrzaeva

    Associate Professor, International Policy and Development/MPA

    Meet Mahabat Baimyrzaeva
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Live and Study in Monterey

An Ideal Location for Your Graduate Studies

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.

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Life in Monterey

From housing to recreation to food and history, the Monterey Bay area is one of the top graduate school locations in the U.S.

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