Summer has arrived at the Monterey Institute with an influx of students studying Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish and Japanese as part of the Monterey Institute’s Summer Intensive Language Program, and an even more international group enrolled in the Intensive English Program.
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.
This summer, thirteen Monterey Institute students received financial and academic support to pursue professional fellowships around the world as part of the Center for the Blue Economy Fellowship Program.
Inspired by the “effective leadership” of Monterey Institute alumnus Ryan Gonzalez, her supervisor at the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization in Vienna, Amy Slay decided to follow in his footsteps at MIIS.
The high quality of language education at the Monterey Institute and great reputation of its faculty extends to the popular short programs offering continued education for language professionals.
How to value the invaluable? As the Monterey Institute’s Jason Scorse explains in Fortune, measuring the market value of natural features such as waves is an important part of economic planning and development.
Signaling growing attention in both academic and policy circles to issues surrounding cyber security, the Monterey Institute has appointed highly regarded expert Dr. Itamara Lochard to lead its new Cyber Security Initiative.
Alumni from around the world will make their way back to Monterey in July for an action-packed weekend celebrating friendships old and new.
Heather Bessette set a goal for herself of a specific career in a specific location, and a year after graduating with a Joint MBA/MA International Environmental Policy degree from the Monterey Institute, she has achieved both.
At Monterey Institute Spring Commencement, three outstanding alumni were honored for their achievements and commitment to the Institute: Amaury Cooper, Sylvio Baltodano and William Godnick.
At Spring Commencement, student speaker Adnan Al-Hammody addresses the importance of moving past stereotypes.