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Volunteering - Summer Opportunities

The Summer Serve and Learn volunteer program offers the experience in international development work in Africa. Please click here for the poster and here for the brochure.

Calls for Essays

Annual Global Essay Contest - Global Energy Initiative - Click here for the information on how to apply and the prizes available.


Click here for information on Italian language studies and peace studies at La Rondine in Italy

Click here for information on studying for a semester or a full year abroad in Paris.

Click here for information on studying for 6 weeks abroad in Paris.


There are no current scholarship opportunities at this time.

Scholarships for International Learning

For students taking part in internships, study abroad, summer program, international learning experiences, international field research, etc check out the Global Opportunities Award. Details are available here.


Opportunities for Undergraduate and Graduate Students to study in Switzerland.

Global and Intercultural Engagement Certificate

This certificate recognizes the global and intercultural experiences of Western undergraduate students. The certificate incorporates both curricular and extracurricular activities. Students awarded this certificate will be global-ready graduates: they will have the skills required to negotiate an increasingly globalized reality, both professionally and personally. Click here for more information.

Beyond Graduation

Students graduating from the International Relations Program have gone on to study in post-graduate programs in law, journalism, history, public history, political science, development studies, security studies, global migration, and global studies. They attend universities in Canada, the United States, and Great Britain and have been the recipients of prestigious grants and awards.

Students also have direct career options, please check out this link to see a what you could do with a degree in International Relations.

Click here for information on graduate school in Paris.

Click here for information on applying to the MA/MSc in International and World History at Columbia University and the London School of Economics.

This section is dedicated to helping our students find International Relations opportunities after their undergraduate degree, be it graduate studies or employment. If you know of an opportunity and would like to share it with your fellow students, please contact Professor Brock Millman.

Post-Graduate Programs in International Relations

Freie Universität Berlin’s (FUB) M.A. in International Relations (IR) Online at the Center for Global Politics. 

This unique E-learning M.A. program provides students with the ideal opportunity to gain insight into global politics and regional studies, to enhance their career perspectives, and to become part of an exciting network of IR experts while staying on the job. It can either be studied in two years with full-time enrollment or as in four years with part-time enrollment and is taught in English. IR Online is accessible via a digital online platform for distance learning (90%) and is combined with regular on-site-instruction (10%).

We are inviting applicants who have completed a first degree and have a genuine interest in global politics and/or area studies. For the October 2014 program the application deadline is March 31, 2014.

If you would like to receive further information, please visit or contact student advisor Sabine Pag

Columbia University and the London School of Economics Dual Masters degree in International and World History.

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