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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Other Program Options Program Sponsor: Middlebury College
Other Program Option Type: Domestic Program Language of Instruction: English
Advisor: Phyllis Stinson Recommended Program: YES
Program Description:
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With the International Studies Semester, undergraduate students can spend a semester at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies (MIIS) learning from experts in international policy, trade, intercultural study, and global security. Students can access the extraordinary resources at MIIS, enhancing their undergraduate degree with a customized semester of classes available at Middlebury’s Monterey campus.

Plan ahead and apply your Study Away at Monterey (SAAM) semester toward a master’s degree at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies (MIIS). By taking required courses during your Study Away semester, you’ll be able to apply credit toward your master’s and, in some cases, accelerate your degree.  The Middlebury Institute offers master's degrees in language and international policy (development, trade, environmental, and security).

Phyllis Stinson is the advisor for this program.  Please feel free to contact her with any questions:

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2024 10/01/2023 ** Rolling Admission 01/24/2024 05/20/2024
NOTE: NOTE: Please note these dates are tentative and you will receive exact dates closer to the start of the semester in order to make travel arrangements. MIDDLEBURY UNDERGRADUATES must apply by February 1, 2022.

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants who apply in the fall or winter will be notified on February 15th of the academic year preceeding study abroad. Applicants whose applicaitons are completed after February 15th (or anytime in the fall, if they are applying to study abroad during the following spring semester) will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline. Some Schools Abroad will fill before the deadline.