Fostering global cooperation in education, research, and problem-solving

MISTI fuels MIT’s global mission by forging deep relationships with companies, universities, research institutions, non-profit organizations, and governmental entities around the world to address our shared challenges. Our partners serve as hosts for our students and collaborators for our faculty. They also enjoy privileged access to MIT’s research community and the opportunity to develop collaborative ventures with MIT faculty and students.

Ways to Partner


MISTI host organizations are companies and labs around the globe who provide MIT students and faculty with pivotal personal and professional opportunities—and often gain as much from a MISTI experience as our students do.

Funding & Donating

Most MISTI programs are fully funded by our generous donors—international leaders of all kinds who value STEM education, connecting diverse cultures, and promoting MIT’s hands-on educational approach around the world.

Alumni Involvement

MIT’s vast network of alumni provide an array of global opportunities for current students through placements at some of the world’s top companies, nonprofits, and government organizations.

Benefits of partnering with MISTI

  • Enhanced visibility on campus and an advantageous platform for recruiting some of the world’s best STEM students
  • Collaborative ventures with MIT faculty and/or students as they tackle innovative challenges and conduct cutting-edge research
  • Thought partnerships that can lead to patents, academic articles, and new technologies
  • Seminar on Energy: week-long energy colloquium for top industry executives
  • Forum at MIT: two-day forum on environment, entrepreneurship, and policy innovation with faculty and global leaders
  • Workshops: tailored case studies bringing together MIT students and young professionals to solve problems
  • Cultural expertise: international management and cross-cultural training Emerging markets: education programs for regional development
  • Executive and professional education: short- and long-term opportunities

Partner with MISTI

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If you’re ready to learn more about how MISTI can help you achieve your organization’s goals, reach out today and let’s start a conversation.