A top contributor to R&D in Europe, Belgium is home to top pharmaceutical, agro food, ICT, aeronautic, renewable energies, industrial automation and automotive industries which provide incredible learning opportunities for students. Each year a select group of highly qualified MIT students intern in leading Belgian companies, universities and research organizations.
“MISTI broadens your understanding of the world,” said Kelly Kochanski ’15 whose experience in the Himalayas has inspired her to pursue a PhD in geology. “Travel to India pulled me out of the MIT bubble — and shaped the avenues I want to pursue.”
GSF awards over $2 million to faculty across the Institute. Since 2008, the program has funded more than 530 faculty-led projects in over 70 countries.