About the Institute for International Education

The Institute for International Education (IIE) is an independent non-profit organization. IIE administers over 200 programs, including the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program, serving more than 20,000 individuals each year.


  • Promoting closer educational relations between the people of the United States and those of other countries.
  • Strengthening and linking institutions of higher learning globally.
  • Rescuing threatened scholars and advancing academic freedom.
  • Building leadership skills and enhancing the capacity of individuals and organizations to address local and global challenges.