CIF provides professional human services development and training through intercultural exchange.
The goal of CIF is to promote international understanding and world peace through training and exchange of experience for professionals in human services.
The Council of International Fellowship (C.I.F.) is a private, voluntary, non-profit, politically and religiously independent organization founded in 1960 following up the Cleveland International Program in the USA - later on Council of International Programs (CIP) and CIPUSA.
Throughout Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East, North and South America and Oceania more than 30 countries have established National Branches. Most of them run also C.I.F. Exchange Programs.
C.I.F. Board of Directors is constituted of representatives of each C.I.F. National Branch and CIPUSA.