Welcome to CIED

The Center for Intercultural Education and Development was founded in 1981 and is 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 into the distinguished academic resources of the University and the Center has more than 35 years’ expertise in educational experiences that forge intercultural understanding and prepare global citizens to lead, serve, and change the world.


Youth Ambassadors Goes Virtual!

October 10th, 2020

When the COVID crisis hit and travel plans were cancelled, Twenty-four (24) U.S. youth and teachers took part in an innovative virtual exchange that focused on leadership development training and cross-cultural connections.