Welcome to Georgetown CIED

Since 1981, Georgetown University CIED (Center for Intercultural Education and Development) 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 the University and the Center’s more than 35 years’ expertise in educational experiences that forge intercultural understanding.

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Student Leader Uses Leadership Skills to Promote an Environmentally Sustainable Urban Future in Libya

When Gamaleldin Tarakhan came to the U.S. during the 2017 Student Leaders Program (SLP) at Georgetown University, he was inspired by seeing environmentally sustainable and resource efficient green buildings used in the United States. The new leadership skills he developed during the Student Leader Program strengthened his resolve to improve the field of architecture in his home city of Benghazi, Libya.