Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey. Formerly the Monterey Institute of International Studies

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IPSS is offered every spring semester.

The IPSS Spring 2016 program is now accepting applications through March 31.

Information Sessions

Students interested in learning more about IPSS are encouraged to attend a fall or spring information session. These one-two hour sessions familiarize interested students with the program, its expectations, and rigorous academic components. 

Next Info Session: February 12, 2015, 12-1 @MG100


Estimated time commitment: 2-3 hours including writing test

1. Complete the following:

  • An updated Resume or CV (submit online)
  • A degree map outlining all semesters of completed and potential graduate coursework showing how the student plans to participate in IPSS (keep for your own records)
  • A personal statement to the "IPSS Selection Committee." More details for this are included on the application page (submit online). 
  • Completed online IPSS application, including contacts for the applicant's top three placement organizations.

2. Take a writing test. One hour problem analysis exercise. Four testing windows:

Thursday, April 9 from 12-1pm

Friday, April 10 from 11-12pm

Tuesday, April 14 from 12-1pm

Friday, April 17 from 10-11 and 11-12pm 

Room: Casa Fuente 452

If you cannot make these times, email Carolyn Meyer at cmeyer@miis.edu with two alternate times during business hours. 


View the online application with detailed instructions.