The Monterey Institute is home to thousands of individual stories of international engagement and impact — learn more about them here.
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.
Monterey Institute students traveled to over 30 countries this summer for internships and other professional development opportunities where they were able to build on their course work and apply their learning.
The Monterey Institute’s Fisher MBA in Global Impact Management program was ranked highly in Net Impact’s guide for prospective graduate students.
The Monterey Institute and UC Santa Cruz have signed a memorandum of understanding that will allow undergraduate students in the UCSC Linguistics Department to receive credits towards their graduate degrees in language teaching at MIIS.
Former U.S. Defense Department CIO Dr. Linton Wells has joined the Monterey Institute’s Cyber Security Initiative, where he will conduct research on security and humanitarian applications of cyber.
Monterey Institute alumnus Peter Evans says the professional development opportunities provided during his studies helped him “stand out amidst the crowd of job seekers.”
Monterey Institute student Michael Lui’s “transformative” summer internship in Cameroon is one of many made possible by MIIS alumni.
Construction work began this week to renovate the Holland Center on the Monterey Institute campus, adding a large outdoor patio, dining area, space for groups and individuals to work on projects, and a lounge area.
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.
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.