International Studies

The Department of International Studies uses an interdisciplinary framework to explore the historical and contemporary dimensions of complex global issues.

Students in this area develop skills in research and analysis and cultivate a critical awareness of the relationships of power and inequality that shape conflict and development at local and global scales.

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About

Welcome to the Department of International Studies, home to an undergraduate program, a graduate program, and a five year BA/MA program. International Studies is an ever-evolving field which seeks to understand and address international issues in a way which integrates political, social, economic, and cultural methods of analysis.

Our students develop excellent research, writing, and critical thinking skills which prepare them for a wide range of career paths in the public, private and non-profit sectors including the foreign service, humanitarian relief and international development, public policy, international business, social services, journalism, and law.

Programs taught in:
English

This school also offers:

MA

DePaul University Department of International Studies

Earn your master’s in International Studies and develop a worldly perspective with a lens on global inequality. This academically rigorous, thesis-driven program, grounde ... [+]

Hone critical perspectives on international political issues

Earn your master’s in International Studies and develop a worldly perspective with a lens on global inequality. This academically rigorous, thesis-driven program, grounded in critical theory, uniquely focuses on themes of power and global systems. We're dedicated to building a community of scholars and researchers who demonstrate a commitment to questioning power and politics in a way that bridges theory and practice.

Courses are offered on weekday evenings at the Lincoln Park Campus and the program can be completed in two years.

Globally focused within the heart of Chicago

Study in Chicago, an international city with a strong foundation of NGOs and government entities. Connect with international and local NGOs like Amnesty International, Refugee One and Heartland Alliance, or with think tanks and diplomatic agencies like the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, the U.S. State Department and Chicago’s consular offices.... [-]

USA Chicago
September 2019
English
Full-time
Campus
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