General Information

Headquartered in
New York

Contact Information

  • E-mail:
  • Telephone: +86.10 6848.6213
  • Fax: +86.10 6848.6215
  • Address: Institute of International Education - China-Beijing Huatong Building A Room 439 Che Gong Zhuang Xi Road #19A Beijing 100048


Founded in 1919, the Institute of International Education (IIE) is a private nonprofit leader in the international exchange of people and ideas. In collaboration with governments, foundations and other sponsors, IIE creates programs of study and training for students, educators and professionals from all sectors. These programs include the flagship Fulbright Program and Gilman Scholarships administered for the U.S. Department of State. IIE also conducts policy research, provides resources on international exchange opportunities and offers support to scholars in danger.

The IIE Beijing Office opened in 2001 and focuses primarily on administration of grants competitions and programs:

- Supporting the exchange of Fulbright researchers between the United States and China
- Selecting Chinese teachers for grants to teach in the United States
- Designing and administering annual grants competitions, including the Ford Foundation International Fellowships Program, and three grants competitions for the China Medical Board