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International Comparative Education (ICE)

What is ICE?

The International Comparative Education (ICE) concentration is a multidisciplinary, international, cross-cultural program of training that places educational problems into an international and comparative framework.

Doctoral and Master's programs


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“When I started at Stanford, I had no research background, no familiarity with statistics, and no experience with data coding. In one year, with the help of my mentors and collogues, I co-wrote a complete quantitative research paper, and was hired at the Rural Education Action Program to assist with data collection, data analysis, and research publications.”

Hannah Johnstone, ICE MA '20

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“At the Stanford Graduate School of Education (GSE), I took courses in quantitative and qualitative research methods, survey design, and education policy, among others. These courses gave me skills that I have continuously used in my professional work since graduating.”

Audra Wingard, IEPA MA '18

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“Perhaps just as valuable as the courses were the guest speaker sessions that I got the opportunity to attend as part of the program. These sessions focused on topics ranging from philanthropic work, education technology, classroom teaching, and inclusive education to education financing.”

Mansoor Aslam Rathore, IEPA MA '20


Associate Professor (Teaching)
ICE Program Director
Associate Professor
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