We are CIEE
A nonprofit, nongovernmental organization, CIEE is the country’s oldest and largest nonprofit study abroad and intercultural exchange organization. Since 1947, CIEE has helped thousands of people gain the knowledge and skills necessary to live and work in a globally interdependent and culturally diverse world by offering the most comprehensive, relevant, and valuable exchange programs available.
What we do
At CIEE, we create opportunities that help bring people together. We foster the development of understanding and mutual respect between communities and nations by promoting the exchange of ideas and experiences. We help give students, teachers, and young professionals from across the world skills that make them active and responsible global citizens.
We do this by:
- Offering the most comprehensive lineup of exchange programs and services available.
- Assembling the greatest resources and the most experienced, passionate staff in the field.
- Working to ensure that everyone has access to opportunities and experiences that inform their perspectives and expand their horizons.
What We Stand For
CIEE Core Values
We believe in excellence and integrity. We provide the highest-quality programs and services, lead by example, and go the extra mile to serve our students and partners.
We believe in respect. We embrace and celebrate diversity. We practice open and honest communication.
We believe in access. We strive to open doors for people from all backgrounds to CIEE programs and to CIEE.
Finally, at CIEE we believe in problem-solving. We develop innovative and practical solutions to help expand access to international exchange opportunities.