MISTI Programs

Africa
The MIT-AFRICA Initiative creates connections between MIT and Africa through education, research and innovation. Programs synergize to promote short-term yield and significant impact.
Arab World
MISTI’s Arab World Program provides opportunities for MIT students and faculty to engage with peers across the Arabic-speaking region.
Belgium
MIT-Belgium provides faculty funding and offers student opportunities in companies, research institutes, and universities.
Brazil
Launched in 2009, the MIT-Brazil Program connects MIT students and faculty with research, industry and teaching opportunities in Brazil.
Chile
The MIT-Chile Program grants funding to MIT faculty and matches students with all-expense-paid internships and research abroad.
China
Founded in 1994, MIT-China is MISTI's second oldest program and offers faculty funds and student opportunities across China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan.
France
The MIT-France program grants funding to MIT faculty and places students in internship and research positions in French companies and labs.
Germany
The MIT-Germany Program, founded in 1997, provides opportunities for students in companies and research as well as faculty seed funds.
India
Founded in 1998, the MIT-India Program offers student opportunities and on-campus cultural events for the MIT community.
Israel
The MIT-Israel Program, launched in 2008, provides opportunities for students in companies and research.
Italy
The MIT-Italy Program places students in internships and offers faculty funds which facilitate research collaborations between MIT faculty and their counterparts at the Milano and Torino Politecnici and at the Universita di Pisa.
Japan
Launched in 1983, MIT-Japan is MISTI's oldest program, offering student opportunities and faculty funds to the Institute.
Korea
MIT-Korea offers students the chance to participate first-hand in the rapidly expanding world of Korean business, technology, and innovation through its internship and teaching opportunities.
Mexico
Founded in 2004, the MIT-Mexico Program offers student opportunities and faculty seed funds.
Netherlands
Launched as a pilot program in 2012, the MIT-Netherlands Program provides MIT students internship and research opportunities across the country.
Portugal
The MIT-Portugal Program offers internships and research opportunities in Portugal.
Russia
The MIT-Russia Program places students in internships at companies, research institutes, and universities.
Singapore
The MIT-Singapore Program introduces MIT undergraduate and graduate students to research, technology, and innovation in Singapore.
South Africa
The MIT-South Africa Program offers internships and research opportunities in South Africa.
Spain
Founded in 2006, the MIT-Spain Program matches students with all-expense-paid internships and research abroad.
Switzerland
The MIT-Switzerland Program offers internships and research opportunities in French-speaking and German-speaking Switzerland.
UK
In tandem with MIT’s Innovation Initiative, MIT-UK creates opportunities for faculty and students to learn together from and foster the UK’s thriving innovation environment.

Other MISTI Programs

Empowering the Teachers
The Empowering the Teachers (ETT) program strives to foster innovation in science and engineering education in tertiary academic institutions in Africa through an intense engagement with faculty members from African universities.
Global Startup Labs
Since 2000, MIT Global Startup Labs has sent over 150 MIT instructors to teach over 2000 students in 14 countries, resulting in the creation of businesses and the addition of course offerings at our partner universities.
Global Teaching Labs
MISTI Global Teaching Labs (GTL) gives MIT students the opportunity to learn through teaching while sharing MIT's unique approach to education with partner high schools around the world.
MIT PeaceTech Initiative
MISTI PeaceTech Initiaitve offers MIT students opportunities to learn about entrepreneurship, science and technology and its capacity to support and spark peace-building activities around the world
MIT-CETI
Since 1996, MIT-CETI has trained MIT students to work in teams across Greater China introducing MIT online educational platforms, consulting Chinese start up companies with Sloan China Lab and training Chinese high school teachers in mobile phone applications.
MIT-Educator
MIT faculty engage with counterparts across the globe to introduce the MIT approach to problem-based education, entrepreneurship and use of online tools.
MIT-MEET
Founded at MIT in 2004, Middle East Entrepreneurs of Tomorrow (MEET) harnesses the power of technology to educate and empower tomorrow's Palestinian and Israeli leaders