The International Education and Foreign Language Studies domestic programs are designed to strengthen the capability and performance of American education in foreign languages and in area and international studies. Overseas programs are intended to improve secondary and postsecondary teaching and research concerning other cultures and languages, training of specialists, and the American public's general understanding of the peoples of other countries.

Title VI: Domestic International Education Programs

Under Title VI of the Higher Education Act, IFLE administers 10 domestic programs that provide a variety of grants to institutions of higher education and individuals for projects in foreign languages, area or international studies, and international business.

Fulbright-Hays: Overseas Programs

Under the Fulbright-Hays Act, IFLE administers four overseas programs that provide a variety of grants to individuals and institutions for projects in foreign languages and area studies.