The Graduate School of International Policy & Management offers a unique concentration of graduate degree and non-degree programs that address the most challenging global issues of our time and prepare the next generation of global problem solvers and transformational leaders.


A Leader in Higher Education

The Middlebury Institute of International Studies has pioneered cross-cultural and cross-border learning in professional education since the 1960s.  It is now a recognized leader in higher education with a clear mission for training cross-sectoral global leaders in business, policy, and civil society.

Dedicated to Excellence in Cross-Culture, Cross-Border and Cross-Sector Problem Solving

At the Graduate School of International Policy and Management (GSIPM), over 45% of our student body is comprised of international students and nearly all GSIPM students have professional experience abroad.  We emphasize immersive and open-architectural learning inside and outside of the classroom.  Opportunities for field experience are plentiful through our practicaInternational Professional Service SemesterDesign, Partnering, Management and Innovation (DPMI)Frontier Market Scouts and International Business Plan courses. In addition, our students receive individualized career advice from the Center for Advising and Career Services.

Ours is an institution that integrates the best of its two top-ranked predecessors, the Graduate School of International Policy Studies and the Fisher Graduate School of International Business. We are a community hungry for professional excellence in cross-culture, cross-border and cross-sector problem solving and a sustainable world.

If you have any questions regarding Admissions Requirements or would like to request additional information, please contact one of our Enrollment Managers.

Global Problems and Solutions Colloquium

The Middlebury Institute of International Studies hosts an annual Global Problems and Solutions Colloquium with a public speaker series. The colloquium is sponsored by the Institute’s Graduate School of International Policy and Management (GSIPM) and focuses on the complex and controversial issue of nation building....[Learn more]

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