welcomeUCI’s International Studies program prepares students for careers that require an interdisciplinary perspective on contemporary global politics, economics, cultures, and history. International Studies majors acquire twenty-first-century analytical skills and knowledge that enable them to understand and contribute to shaping the rapidly evolving global community. The degree in international studies equips students for professional careers in a variety of fields such as international affairs and public policy, international business and finance, international organizations, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and academic research and teaching. International Studies has a track record of placing its majors in a wide range of exciting careers and graduate programs.
In addition to their coursework, International Studies students at UCI are encouraged to engage globally in a variety of ways: involvement in student organizations, residency in the International Peace and Conflict Studies (IPACS) House, study abroad, UCDC, and internships (local and international).
- Located in a dynamic and transnational part of Southern California
- World renowned faculty
- A variety of degree options
- A uniquely interdisciplinary campus
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Democracy, Race and Political Inequality: Lessons from Ancient Athens
February 18, 2016
EXPERT SERIES: Cuba and the U.S.: Making Up is Hard to Do
February 25, 2016
Care/Cure/Corruption: A Dramatic Forum
March 3, 2016
Graduating seniors - let your voice be heard!
February 6, 2016
Apply today to be a 2016 undergrad commencement speaker
Studies find immigrants are more law-abiding than U.S. natives
January 14, 2016
Ruben Rumbaut, sociology Distinguished Professor, is quoted in the StarTribune Jan. 14, 2016