• Classroom Teaching

    Latest Updates:

    fall 2020 classes will be face-to-face      

    All CIES classes will be in-person (face-to-face) in the fall.  Classes will begin on August 24 as scheduled.  Orientation for new IEP students will be August 20 as planned.  Please plan on a 14-day quarantine before being allowed to come to the FSU campus.  Classes will be offered remotely for those students still in quarantine when classes begin, or for those students still in their home countries. 

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    Please feel free to contact Dr. Patrick Kennell at pkennell@fsu.edu or Josh Valentine at jjvalentine@fsu.edu if you have any questions or would like additional information.

  • Virtual tour

    Latest Updates:

    fall 2020 classes will be face-to-face      

    All CIES classes will be in-person (face-to-face) in the fall.  Classes will begin on August 24 as scheduled.  Orientation for new IEP students will be August 20 as planned.  Please plan on a 14-day quarantine before being allowed to come to the FSU campus.  Classes will be offered remotely for those students still in quarantine when classes begin, or for those students still in their home countries. 

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    Please feel free to contact Dr. Patrick Kennell at pkennell@fsu.edu or Josh Valentine at jjvalentine@fsu.edu if you have any questions or would like additional information.

    Experience a visit to CIES: Take our Virtual Tour

  • Jingle Bell Run

    Latest Updates:

    fall 2020 classes will be face-to-face      

    All CIES classes will be in-person (face-to-face) in the fall.  Classes will begin on August 24 as scheduled.  Orientation for new IEP students will be August 20 as planned.  Please plan on a 14-day quarantine before being allowed to come to the FSU campus.  Classes will be offered remotely for those students still in quarantine when classes begin, or for those students still in their home countries. 

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    Please feel free to contact Dr. Patrick Kennell at pkennell@fsu.edu or Josh Valentine at jjvalentine@fsu.edu if you have any questions or would like additional information.

  • Student presentation

    Latest Updates:

    fall 2020 classes will be face-to-face      

    All CIES classes will be in-person (face-to-face) in the fall.  Classes will begin on August 24 as scheduled.  Orientation for new IEP students will be August 20 as planned.  Please plan on a 14-day quarantine before being allowed to come to the FSU campus.  Classes will be offered remotely for those students still in quarantine when classes begin, or for those students still in their home countries. 

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    Please feel free to contact Dr. Patrick Kennell at pkennell@fsu.edu or Josh Valentine at jjvalentine@fsu.edu if you have any questions or would like additional information.

    Workshops for International Students

  • Two Friends

    Latest Updates:

    fall 2020 classes will be face-to-face      

    All CIES classes will be in-person (face-to-face) in the fall.  Classes will begin on August 24 as scheduled.  Orientation for new IEP students will be August 20 as planned.  Please plan on a 14-day quarantine before being allowed to come to the FSU campus.  Classes will be offered remotely for those students still in quarantine when classes begin, or for those students still in their home countries. 

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    Please feel free to contact Dr. Patrick Kennell at pkennell@fsu.edu or Josh Valentine at jjvalentine@fsu.edu if you have any questions or would like additional information.

  • Test Takers

    Latest Updates:

    fall 2020 classes will be face-to-face      

    All CIES classes will be in-person (face-to-face) in the fall.  Classes will begin on August 24 as scheduled.  Orientation for new IEP students will be August 20 as planned.  Please plan on a 14-day quarantine before being allowed to come to the FSU campus.  Classes will be offered remotely for those students still in quarantine when classes begin, or for those students still in their home countries. 

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    Please feel free to contact Dr. Patrick Kennell at pkennell@fsu.edu or Josh Valentine at jjvalentine@fsu.edu if you have any questions or would like additional information.

    Graduate Courses/EAP Courses

  • Soccer

    Latest Updates:

    fall 2020 classes will be face-to-face      

    All CIES classes will be in-person (face-to-face) in the fall.  Classes will begin on August 24 as scheduled.  Orientation for new IEP students will be August 20 as planned.  Please plan on a 14-day quarantine before being allowed to come to the FSU campus.  Classes will be offered remotely for those students still in quarantine when classes begin, or for those students still in their home countries. 

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    Please feel free to contact Dr. Patrick Kennell at pkennell@fsu.edu or Josh Valentine at jjvalentine@fsu.edu if you have any questions or would like additional information.

Intensive English Program

IEP Mission: To provide the highest-quality English language instruction to international students so that they can succeed at Florida State University or any institute of higher learning in the United States. 

Over 35 Years of Excellence in English Language Instruction

"Where the World Comes to Learn English"

CIES is an English language school for serious students who want to succeed at an American university. Our highly qualified instructors all have Master's degrees in the field of Teaching English as a Second Language. In addition, we limit our enrollment to 150 students per session so that we can give you personalized instruction in a safe, friendly environment. CIES is part of the FSU Graduate School and all of our offices and classrooms are in one location on the campus of Florida State University. We hope that CIES can serve as the start of your higher education experience in the United States.

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Ana Vitoria, Brazil

“CIES was certainly the most amazing experience of my life. The welcoming environment, great teachers and classmates from all around the world make it easy to learn a new language and to get out of our comfort zone.”

Mohammed, Saudi Arabia

"CIES has become a family to us. We have always felt the love and care from everyone including all instructors and administrators, something which I haven't seen in any other English institute. My experience at CIES...helped me to further strengthen my ability to interact with others in a diverse educational setting."

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