Furthers MIT’s educational objectives by creating applied international learning opportunities for MIT students that increase their ability to understand and address real-world problems.

Bolsters the Institute’s research mission by promoting collaborations between MIT faculty members and their counterparts abroad.

Partners with companies, universities, research institutions, non-profit organizations, and government entities, especially those that serve as hosts and collaborators for our students and faculty, to address shared challenges.

Collaborates with partners around the Institute, serving as a vital nexus of international activity, to enable and inspire international projects and initiatives.