Preferred Partner Network
Leveraging Global Connections to Amplify Innovation
TIEC, established in 1985, is a leader in promoting global education and facilitating international partnerships. With a growing membership of over 40 universities in Texas and around the world, TIEC has extensive capacity to facilitate activated partnerships and manage grants and fee-for-service projects. To further expand TIEC’s global reach and provide opportunities for sustained collaboration and exchange, TIEC has established its Preferred Partner Network.
The TIEC Preferred Partner Network provides a framework to collaborate on a range of activities that enhance the quality of education and promote cross-cultural understanding.
To join the TIEC Preferred Partner Network, higher education consortia and non-profit organizations must meet certain criteria, including:
1. A strong commitment to international education
2. An established network of universities and members
3. A track record of facilitating international partnerships and/or programs
4. A willingness to engage in sustained collaboration with TIEC and its member institutions
Through its Preferred Partner Network, TIEC seeks to establish partnerships with higher education consortia and non-profit organizations in the U.S. and around the world. The benefits of becoming a TIEC Preferred Partner include access to a network of universities in Texas, opportunities for joint grant development, programming and thought leadership, and enhanced visibility and branding. TIEC’s Preferred Partner Network is an example of TIEC’s commitment to promoting global education and facilitating international partnerships. Through sustained collaboration and exchange, TIEC and its partners are working collectively to create a more interconnected, innovative, and inclusive world. In leveraging the expertise and resources within and among the Network, our partners enhance their academic programs, broaden their global network, and promote a culture of internationalization.