The International Society for Emotional Intelligence (ISEI)

is a non-profit educational organization that brings together researchers, scholars and professionals from around the globe who are interested in applying the principles of emotional intelligence (EI). The Society supports the advancement of emotional intelligence theory, research and practice as well as the dissemination of empirically-based knowledge.  EI is applicable to a range of disciplines and fields such as education, business, organizations, medicine, therapy, assessment, and the arts.

ISEI offers:

(1) International congresses
(2) Regional conferences
(3) Professional training certificate programs
(4) Special topic workshops for professionals and non-professionals
(5) Publications and resources (newsletters, journal, conference proceedings)
(6) International collaboration and networking

For more information contact info@emotionalintelligencesociety.org

Become a member of this growing global community!  Students can now join ISEI at a reduce rate.  See membership page!

See the list of NATIONAL COORDINATORS for contacts with EI Specialists in different countries



ISEI is pleased to announce the launch of the level 3 certification training program which is a one-year intensive specialization for professionals.  Become an EI expert in your profession!


Upcoming Events and Workshops

The ISEI holds regional CONFERENCES in various countries.  If interested contact the respective national coordinators.

VILNIUS, LITHUANIA- October 24, 2019                                                            For information contact irma.liubertiene@gmail.com

SOFIA, BULGARIA – October 29, 2019       For information contact Antonina Kardasheva an.kardasheva@gmail.com

The 8th International Congress on Emotional Intelligence will be held in Palermo, Italy in September 2021.  Dates to be announced.

The 9th International Congress on Emotional Intelligence will be held in Moscow, Russia in 2023.  Dates to be announced.



Professional Certification Workshops                  

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)                                                  Instructor: John Pellitteri, Ph.D. & faculty.   (For more information contact ISEI or John.Pellitteri@gmail.com)  

A NEW CERTIFICATION for EI and CREATIVE ARTS will be offered for the first time in Mexico City.                                                                       Level 1- Special Certification- EI & Creative Arts                                           February 21 & 22, 2020  Mexico City, Mexico                                                   For more information contact Dr. Cimenna Chao at: cimenna.chao@ibero.mx

Level 1 & 2: January 22-24, 2020, Accra, Ghana                                               For more information contact: Abraham Lincoln Owusu at Peregrineafrica@gmail.com

Level 1 & 2 Sofia, Bulgaria  (2020 Dates to be announced)                     For more information contact Dr. Antonina Kardasheva office@smartstrategiesbg.eu

Level 3 (ongoing) one year intensive conducted on-line                (contact info@emotionalintelligencesociety.org or John Pellitteri PhD at John.Pellitteri@gmail.com)


MSCEIT Certification Workshops

MSCEIT certification workshops are offered through ISEI.                         If interested contact (info@emotionalintelligencesociety.org)              or John Pellitteri, Ph.D. at John.Pellitteri@gmail.com 

 MSCEIT Certification and EI Skills Training Program at New Haven Connecticut, USA (campus of Yale University)                                        March 9-11, 2020                                                                                 Conducted by David Caruso, co-author of MSCEIT and Lisa Rees (Department of Homeland Security). Click HERE for more information, contact David at David@EIskills.com or visit the website at  http://www.eiskillsgroup.com

MSCEIT certifications in Australia   

Sydney         October 9-11, 2019

Melbourne  November 27-29, 2019

For more information and to register visit the Langley GroupHERE


We are pleased to announce the publication of new books by our ISEI advisory board members:

  Permission to Feel by Dr. Marc Brackett, Director, Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence.  For more information contact:  https://www.marcbrackett.com/

Marcs Book- image for website


The Empathy Effect by Dr. Helen Reiss of Harvard Medical School.  FOR MORE INFORMATION:  https://www.soundstrue.com/store/the-empathy-effect-1.html

A Leader’s Guide to Solving Challenges with Emotional Intelligence by Dr. David Caruso (Research Affiliate, Yale Canter for Emotional Intelligence)  and Lisa Rees  (LTR Leadership consultant) For more information click HERE