Global Diversity Lab

The Global Diversity Lab studies the relationship between human diversity, development, and dignity in the United States and around the world. It aims to inform scholarship, policy and practice; and to train future leaders and scholars through teaching, advising, and global outreach.

International Education (MISTI)

MIT International Science and Technology Initiatives (MISTI) is MIT’s principal international education program. MISTI matches MIT students with tailored internship, research, and teaching opportunities abroad.

Policy Lab at the Center for International Studies

The Policy Lab develops and enhances connections between MIT research and public policy in order to best serve the nation and the world. 

Program on Emerging Technologies (PoET)

The Program on Emerging Technologies examines the social impact and public policy issues arising from emerging technologies, and engages with a wide range of policymakers and other stakeholders.

Security Studies Program

The Security Studies Program is a graduate-level research and educational program. The integration of technical and political analysis of national and international security problems is a key feature of the program.

Seminar XXI

Seminar XXI educates leaders in the US government’s national security community. It links policymaking and academia by bringing together military and civilian executives with scholars from MIT and beyond.

Fellowships + Grants

The Center offers fellowships, funding, and resources to scholars and students studying international affairs. Whether you are just beginning your academic career, a graduate student, recent graduate, or scholar, we hope to further your academic endeavors by connecting you to opportunities to help support your research, professional activities, and public engagement.

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Archive of Programs + Initiatives

The Center is home to multiple programs and initiatives. Programs and initiatives that are no longer active are archived here.

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