A nonprofit, nongovernmental organization, CIEE is the country’s oldest and largest nonprofit study abroad and intercultural exchange organization. Since 1947, CIEE has helped thousands of people gain the knowledge and skills necessary to live and work in a globally interdependent and culturally diverse world by offering the most comprehensive, relevant, and valuable exchange programs available.

At CIEE, we create opportunities that help bring people together. We foster the development of understanding and mutual respect between communities and nations by promoting the exchange of ideas and experiences. We help give students, teachers, and young professionals from across the world skills that make them active and responsible global citizens.

  • Offering the most comprehensive lineup of exchange programs and services available.
  • Assembling the greatest resources and the most experienced, passionate staff in the field.
  • Working to ensure that everyone has access to opportunities and experiences that inform their perspectives and expand their horizons.
For 70 years, we’ve had a single mission:

To help people gain the understanding, acquire knowledge, and develop skills for living in a globally interdependent and culturally diverse world by bringing the world together through the most meaningful exchange programs available.
  • Semester & full-year programs: Advanced Liberal Arts; Business + Culture; Economics + Culture; Global Architecture + Design; Language + Culture; Liberal Arts
  • Summer programs: Global Internship; Global Internship Language Immersion; Business + Culture; Language + Culture
  • January Term

  • Undergraduate courses taught in English or/and Spanish in Architecture, Art History, Business, Economics, Film Studies, Finance, History, Management, Marketing, Social and Political Sciences, Spanish Language and Literature, Urban Studies, etc.
  • Direct enrollment opportunities in local higher education institutions
  • Internships
  • GPA: 2.5-3.0

  • Homestays (students have breakfast and dinner)
  • Residence Halls
  • Apartments

  • All the field trips and weekly cultural activities organized by CIEE are included in fees
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Linguistic exchanges events

CIEE: Council on International Educational Exchange
300 Fore St. Portland, ME 04101, United States
Phone: 207-553-4000 | Fax: 207-553-4299 | contact@ciee.org
Web: https://www.ciee.org

CIEE Barcelona
Passatge de Permanyer, 10, Barcelona, Spain
Phone: +34 932 687 875 | Fax: +34 932 687 876 | adelrio@ciee.org; mbernaus@ciee.org
Web: https://www.ciee.org/go-abroad/college-study-abroad/program-search?program_city=621