Immersive Education Initiative

Founded in 2005, the world's foremost experts in immersive learning and immersive learning technology is a not-for-profit international collaboration between educational institutions, research institutes, museums, consortia and companies.

Our thousands of members service millions of learners globally.

Together we are changing the world, one learner at a time.

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The Immersive Education Initiative was established in 2005 with the mission to define and develop standards, best practices, technology platforms, training and education programs, and communities of support for virtual worlds, virtual reality, augmented and mixed reality, simulations, game-based learning and training systems, immersive teaching and immersive learning platforms, and fully immersive environments such as caves and domes.

Collaborators and Summit speakers include faculty, researchers, graduate students, and executives from the world's leading academic and cultural organizations, universities, and companies, such as United States Department of Education, United Nations, NASA, Smithsonian Institution, Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), MIT Media Lab, Stanford University, UCLA, Google, Microsoft, Intel, Disney, Gates Planetarium, United States Department of the Interior (DOI) National Park Service (NPS), Italian Ministry of Education, Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden), Sorbonne University (France), Keio University (Japan), Nippon TV (Japan), National University of Singapore (NUS), University of Glasgow (UK), European Learning Industry Group (ELIG), Università degli Studi di Padova (University of Padua, Italy), University of Barcelona (Spain), Italian National Research Council (Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche) and many more world-class organizations.

Join the thousands of teachers, trainers and corporate educators who use Immersive Education technologies in and out of the classroom every day. + Learn more

Meet, collaborate with and learn from the world's leading researchers in the field of immersion. Join us at Summits, Days, workshops & special events. + Learn more

Companies of all forms and sizes are taking advantage of new and emerging business opportunities in immersion by leveraging immersive technologies. + Learn more

What We DoSpecial Events
Join us at Immersive Education Summits, Days, workshops, socials & special events around the world and online! Read conference proceedings and watch recordings of previous events and activities. + Learn more

What We DoCertification
Advance your career. Become Initiative-certified in a wide range of immersive learning technologies and techniques, and earn Professional Development (PD) credit in person or online. + Learn more

What We DoThe Journal
The Journal of Immersive Education (JiED) is the publication of record for the global Immersive Education Initiative. JiED includes feature articles, research and technical papers, proceedings and... + Learn more