This week, the Monterey Institute community is celebrating the arrival of 373 new students hailing from 35 countries and speaking over two dozen different languages with a variety of activities.
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The Monterey Institute of International Studies is a vibrant campus community with an abundance of global connections and interesting stories to tell. Our students teach and learn in multiple languages and put their graduate professional education to work all over the world in contexts ranging from economic development to language education to international business to nuclear nonproliferation to conference interpretation to global environmental initiatives. You can find student stories sprinkled across this site and in our MIIS Spotlight. Some of those stories are also told in our Communiqué newsletter, and in our news releases. You can find an expert on your own, or contact us for more information.
The Monterey Institute´s intensive training program for development professionals, known as DPMI, is celebrating its tenth anniversary as a shaper of trends.
Interested in learning a foreign language? As the Monterey Institute’s Summer Intensive Language Program wraps up, its faculty and staff have gathered 31 language learning tips.
Gifts to the Monterey Institute have more than doubled in the last fiscal year, topping $6.5 million, a development President Ramaswamy called “gratifying and humbling.”
The Monterey Institute recently welcomed Fulbright scholars from 17 countries for an intensive pre-academic program and an introduction to U.S. culture and hospitality.
The Monterey Institute has received a $1.8 million challenge gift that aims to support and inspire the continued growth of the Institute’s Center for the Blue Economy by generating at least $3 million for the Center over the next three years.
Ten Monterey Institute students describe the Center for the Blue Economy Summer Fellowships – fully funded summer positions with top marine organizations around the world -- as “amazing” and “insanely relevant” to their career goals.
Monterey Institute alumnus (and professor) Mike Gillen has mentored students of the Russian language for close to 30 years, but is equally well-known as the beloved bagpipe-playing leader of the Commencement procession.
Alumna Satomi Kobayashi (MATFL ’97) took her talents as a language professional around the world to Malawi, Nepal and Tanzania before returning to settle down back in Monterey.
The Monterey Institute’s new 18-month master’s degree program in international trade and economic diplomacy will feature two semesters in Monterey and one in Washington, DC.