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
Historicizing Waterboarding as a Severe Torture Norm
October 19, 2017
Just Borders: Place-Specific Duties and the Rights of Immigrants
November 9, 2017
International Education Week: Study Abroad and Research
November 16, 2017
What explains nuclear choices in East Asia?
December 4, 2017
Etel Solingen, poli sci, via East Asia Forum
UC Irvine student spearheads first student-funded scholarship for refugees and asylum seekers
November 29, 2017
Iman Siddiqi, poli sci, featured in the The San Diego Union-Tribune and Daily Pilot, Nov. 29, 2017