Welcome to CIED

Since 1981, Georgetown University’s Center for Intercultural Education and Development (CIED) has been recognized as a leader in educational exchange programs for people around the world ranging from youth to senior business and public policy officials. CIED programs tap the distinguished academic resources of Georgetown University and the Center’s more than 30 years’ expertise in educational experiences that forge intercultural understanding.

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CIED in the World

North America

740
Number of students and executives who came to Washington, D.C., in 2014 for custom tailored academic training through Gateway to Georgetown programs.

Central America

530
Number of Central American and U.S. high school students who have visited each other’s countries through the Central American Youth Ambassadors program.

South America

9000+
Total number of participants trained through the SEED program now making an impact in their home communities.

Europe

6
Number of consecutive years the Sports Diplomacy program has operated.

Middle East

1100
Total number of young people trained through the MEPI Student Leaders Program.

Asia

250
Number of teachers placed abroad each year through the English Language Programs.

Over our 30+ year history, CIED has served tens of thousands of students and professionals around the globe with a wide array of programs in our core areas of expertise.

CIED in the News

CIED attends
TESOL 2015

CIED participated in the TESOL 2015 International Convention and English Language Expo in Toronto, Canada. The TESOL conference brought together more than 5,600 educators at all levels from across the United States and around the world.