Population growth, climate change, urbanization, and development are bringing unprecedented challenges to meeting the world’s diverse needs for water and food. The Abdul Latif Jameel Water and Food Systems Lab, J-WAFS, was established in the fall of 2014 as an Institute-wide effort to bring MIT’s unique strengths to bear on these problems.
For more than 40 years, the MIT CTL has been a world leader in supply chain management, logistics, and transportation education and research
CITE is developing a rigorous methodology for evaluating technological solutions to challenges in the developing world to help donors and policy-makers identify and invest in the best solutions.
These fellowships offer one year of support to social entrepreneurs bringing hardware-based, poverty-alleviating products and services to market at scale.
Through D-Lab Study Abroad, students can spend a semester living, working, and learning in a developing country.
The MIT office of Global Education & Career Development (GECD) supports students interested in applying for distinguished fellowships, including the Rhodes, Marshall, and Fulbright.
These fellowships support budding entrepreneurs around the world to attend the annual MIT Global Startup Workshop, where they can share ideas, build networks, and learn from leading entrepreneurs.
Undergraduate students can conduct faculty-mentored research in an international setting with support from the International Research Opportunities Program (IROP).
These fellowships support MIT undergraduates for travel to deepen their understanding of a field in the humanities, arts, and social sciences, or to contribute to a humanitarian project.
The Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship catalyzes entrepreneurship for broad-based prosperity in low-income countries.
These fellowships provide funding and coaching to incoming and current MIT students who pursue enterprise solutions to development challenges in low-income countries.
Through GTL, an experimental teaching program, nearly 150 MIT students travel abroad in January to teach science and engineering in foreign high schools.
D-Lab works to foster innovation in the developing world through classes, field trips, projects, and on-the-ground collaborations.