We are building a community of students who take on local and global challenges and work together to create solutions. Learn about our diverse student body and hear what they have to say about the Monterey Institute.
Fulbright Location: Tadó, Colombia
"Studying at MIIS has equipped me with the analytical tools that I need to solve complex problems and work collaboratively in multicultural settings."
Fulbright Location: Kenting, Taiwan
"Before attending MIIS, a Fulbright fellowship seemed impossible, now it seems like it was inevitable, I couldn’t imagine attending any other school."
Fulbright Location: Shandong, China
"MIIS has lots of opportunities outside of the classroom to gain professional experience and internships..."
Fulbright Location: Calgary, Canada
"The Monterey Institute professors really do understand what the U.S. Fulbright [program is] looking for in applications.”
Hear Our Stories
What happens when you reach a language-learning plateau? Chelsea tells her story in this weeks' episode of "The Summer MIIS Experience in 60 Seconds."
You can pursue all your interests at MIIS. See how Lindsay Cope is doing that in this weeks' episode of "The MIIS Experience in 60 Seconds."
What makes Monterey such an incredible place to live? Click the image to learn more.
Interested in surfing in Bali? Justin Wright got a fellowship to do just that. Click the image to learn more.
Malcolm Johnson, one of the main organizers of Earth Week at MIIS, is featured in this weeks' "The MIIS Experience in 60 Seconds."
This new series features a different student every Wednesday from a range of degree programs offered at the Monterey Institute of International Studies.
"Winning the Student Innovator Award was a wonderful culmination of my Joint MBA and International Environmental Policy degree.”
“I am really impressed with the diversity of classes and the curriculum oriented towards finding solutions...”
Fast Fact: Tiffani studied Russian for 10 years.
"After graduating from the Monterey Institue, I felt confident in performing any task...putting together a sustainability..."
Fast Fact: Lauren ran a private marathon with two other volunteers down the national highway of Mozambique.
"I genuinely want to be a part of something that is much bigger than myself..."
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