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




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 countries like Spain, Argentina, Croatia, Australia, Portugal, and the United States. Emotional intelligence experts, enthusiasts, and scholars come together to discuss innovations in EI and how they can be applied to communities around the world. Join our interest list to receive details about our 2021 International Congress that will happen in Palermo, Italy.

EI Training


Professionals in educational, clinical and organizational consultation fields can received EI certification through ISEI. 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)

Conversations in Emotional Intelligence

Hosted by ISEI President, Dr. John Pellitteri, the “Conversations in Emotional Intelligence” podcast dives into the most relevant topics related to diversity and inclusion, education, public health, and more. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes to follow the discussion or watch video episodes below.