International Society for Emotional Intelligence


A non-profit educational and scientific organization dedicated to advancing the field of
emotional intelligence to create more caring responsible citizens of a global society

Latest News

EI Week – October 2023 in Sofia Bulgaria. 

EI Week – October 2023 in Sofia Bulgaria. 

The "EI Week" will be held in Sofia, Bulgaria, from October 16 to 20, 2023. If you are interested in attending, please contact Dr. Antonina Kardesheva (, Director of the Foundation for the Development of Emotional Intelligence. The website...

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Regional EI conference event Mexico City 

Regional EI conference event Mexico City 

Regional EI conference event will be held in Mexico City from 30 August through 1st of September, 2023at Iberoamericana University. Please contact Dr. Cimenna Chao,  ISEI National Coordinator of Mexico and Regional Director of North America if...

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Membership in ISEI is open to any individuals interested in emotional intelligence. Professional members work in educational, clinical, organizational, consulting/coaching, research, and assessment fields. Associate members are not in professional areas but are interested in learning about EI. Student members must be enrolled in college, graduate or doctoral degree programs.

Congresses & Conferences


Our International Congresses have convened since 2007 in several countries across the globe including Spain, Croatia, United States. Argentina, Portugal, Australia and Italy. Emotional intelligence researchers, scholars, educators and consultants come together to discuss the latest innovations in EI theory, assessment and interventions and how they can be applied in various professions. The 2022 International Congress is set to take place in Palermo, Italy (August 30 through September 2).

EI Training


Professionals in educational, clinical and organizational consultation fields can received EI certification through ISEI.  The workshops offer a blend of empirically-grounded knowledge of emotional intelligence models with experiential learning activities geared toward self-awareness and personal emotional development. Three levels of training are available:

  • Level 1 EI Foundations (one day)
  • Level 2 EI Professional (two days)
  • Level 3 EI Expert (one-year online)