All Programs and Projects

Browse the programs and projects below to get a glimpse of what MIT faculty, students, and alumni are doing around the globe.


MIT Global Education Office

Explore the world with MIT!

MIT Global Education helps students explore all types of global education programs (including internships, IROPs, and service) and guides students who are considering, applying to and preparing for study abroad programs (for-credit experiences).


Imperial College Exchanges

MIT has two exchange programs with Imperial College London, with different departments participating:

Imperial Summer Research Exchange: MIT students can conduct research at Imperial College London during the summer. The summer research exchange program lasts for 7 weeks usually from late June/early July to mid-August.

Imperial Semester/Year Academic Exchange: MIT students can immerse themselves in the Imperial’s community of problem-solvers. Study at Imperial College London for the Spring semester of the junior year or the entire junior year.

J-PAL Southeast Asia

J-PAL Southeast Asia, based at the University of Indonesia, leads J-PAL’s work in the Southeast Asia region. J-PAL Southeast Asia conducts randomized evaluations, builds partnerships for evidence-informed policymaking, and helps partners scale up effective programs. Their work spans a wide range of sectors, including social welfare, migration, health, good governance, and financial inclusion. We conduct capacity building activities for policymakers, researchers, and academics seeking to learn and apply rigorous impact evaluation, and work with central and local governments to help build a culture of evidence-informed decision-making in the region.

Singapore Students Society

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology Singapore Students Society (MITSSS) is a MIT-registered student group that seeks to foster friendship and promote cultural exchange between Singaporeans and members of the MIT community. The MITSSS is active in the Greater Boston area, and organises annual events and meetups for the Singaporean community at large.

Enterprise Forum Saudi Arabia

MIT Enterprise Forum (MITEF) Saudi Arabia is a part of a global network of chapters dedicated to the promotion of entrepreneurship and innovation worldwide. We inform, connect, and coach Saudi entrepreneurs—enabling them to rapidly transform ideas into world-changing companies.

Global Water

Welcome to the MIT web portal on water and sanitation projects in developing countries. The environmental water quality track students, staff, and faculty have been working on issues of water and sanitation in developing countries.


UMRP is a collaboration between Université Mohammed VI Polytechnique and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology that launched in 2016 to create knowledge and human expertise for a future of sustainable development in Africa. 

Humanitarian Response Lab

The mission of the MIT Humanitarian Response Lab is to help meet human needs by understanding and improving the supply chain systems behind public services and private markets. Based within the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics, the Lab combines MIT expertise in engineering, management, information technology, economics, urban planning and other disciplines to drive practical innovation for humanitarian interventions. 

Bangladeshi Students Association at MIT

Association of student activities

MIT Bangladeshi Students’ Association is a close-knit community of students at Massachusetts Institute of Technology who are enthusiastic about promoting and nurturing Bangladeshi culture on campus.

Nepal Initiative

In January 2017, individual MIT students and student teams traveled to Nepal to work on a number of projects. 

Better World Campaign

The MIT Campaign for a Better World is all about rising to meet humanity’s urgent global challenges through the vision and talent of the people of MIT.

Remotely Operated Vehicle Workshop

This past February (2017), the Edgerton Center hosted 60 tenth grade students from the Beijing Chenjinglun School in Beijing, China, for a workshop on underwater Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs). 

The Future of Energy: Latin America's Path to Sustainability Conference

The MIT Sloan School of Management Latin America Office and Office of International Programs partnered with the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (UN ECLAC) to hold The Future of Energy: Latin America's Path to Sustainability on August 18-19 in Santiago, Chile. 

Science Impact Collaborative

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology Science Impact Collaborative (MIT SIC) is a research team within the Department of Urban Studies and Planning that is developing and testing new ways to harmonize science, politics and public policy in the management of natural resources and the resolution of environmental disputes.

Getting Africa on the Climate-Change Grid

The exponential increase of greenhouse gases since the industrial revolution has been constantly shifting the global climate to a dangerous level, suggesting an urgent need for an immediate and sustained global mitigation. 

Creative Learning in Brazil

The Lemann Creative Learning Program is a collaboration between the MIT Media Lab and the Lemann Foundation to foster creative learning in Brazilian public education. 

The Future of Urban Housing in Brazil

The School of Architecture and Planning and the Norman B. Leventhal Center for Advanced Urbanism (LCAU) at MIT have established a long-term initiative to rethink the future of affordable housing in Brazil, which faces an estimated shortage of 7 million units.