The Intensive English Language Institute develops special programs for English students and consulting services for language centers and universities across the world. Universities from around the world send their students to IELI for English studies. Students take academic English with IELI students or study in specially designed programs. Students also participate in cultural and social activities at UNT and go on field trips in North Texas. The Intensive English Language Institute has hosted students from the following universities:

  • Kansai Gaidai University, Japan
  • Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University English Immersion Program, Japan
  • J. F. Oberlin University, Japan
  • National College Network, Japan
  • Konkuk University, Korea
  • Royal Thai Scholars Program, Thailand
  • Zirve University, Turkey
  • East China Institute of Technology, China
  • Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México, Mexico

The Intensive English Language Institute has jointly administered academic English programs with universities overseas. These programs send IELI administrators and faculty abroad to help students improve their English skills so they can qualify to study at universities in English speaking countries.