Dates and Program Fees

Dates and Program Fees, Design, Partnering, Management and Innovation (DPMI), Picture

Monterey California, Washington D.C., Rwanda, and Kenya are the locations offered in the Design, Partnering, Management and Innovation (DPMI) program.

Summer 2015

Monterey, CA

    • Dates: May 18-June 5, 2015 
    • Early Application Deadline: March 1, 2015 
    • Application Deadline: April 1, 2015
    • Schedule: Monday-Friday 
    • Hours: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm (M, T, Th, F); 12:00pm-6pm (W)

Washington, D.C.

    • Dates: May 25-June 12, 2015 
    • Early Application Deadline: March 1, 2015
    • Application Deadline: April 1, 2015 
    • Schedule: Monday-Friday 
    • Hours: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm (M, W, F); 12:00pm-6pm (Tues. and Thurs.)


    • Dates: June 2-11 2015 (weekends off)
    • Early Application Deadline: March 1, 2015
    • Application Deadline: April 1, 2015
    • Schedule: Monday-Friday


Winter 2016

Monterey, CA

    • Dates: January 4-22, 2016 
    • Early Application Deadline: September 1, 2015 
    • Application Deadline: October 31, 2015
    • Schedule: Monday-Friday 
    • Hours: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm (M, T, Th, F); 12:00pm-6pm (W)


    • Dates: January 11-21, 2016 
    • Early Application Deadline: September 1, 2015
    • Application Deadline: October 31, 2015 
    • Schedule: Monday-Friday 



      • Kenya will be held in Nairobi.
      • Monterey, California is offered on the Middlebury Institute of International Studies campus.
      • Rwanda will be offered at Partners in Health in Rwinkwavu, Rwanda with two days of site visits in the surrounding region.
      • Washington, D.C is held at the Engility Headquarters. There are hundreds of international development organizations located in the DC area that participants are encouraged to connect with while in DC. Accommodation near the training is available through the Institute at a group rate of $40/night for shared rooms.



The class meets five days each week on weekdays, leaving ample time in the evenings and during rest days between modules to explore the area and attend events being held at development organizations. Students have Saturdays and Sundays free during the three-week program. As noted above, the schedules for the Rwanda and Kenya DPMI programs are slightly different.


Program Fees

Note: Lodging and food not covered unless noted. Airfare, vaccinations, visa fees, and other misc. travel costs not included in program fees

    • Monterey: $2,500 ($1,500 for MIIS students)
    • Washington, DC: $2,500 ($1,500 for MIIS students) Shared lodging at $40/night may be available upon request.
    • Kenya: $2,500 ($1,500 for MIIS students) Fee includes shared hotel lodging and two meals a day.
    • Rwanda: $2,500 ($1,500 for MIIS students) Fee includes shared lodging, food, and some local transportation.
    • Rwanda Local Culture Immersion: $1,200 - Fee includes shared lodging and local transportation to meetings with key government and NGO leaders.