The interdisciplinary International and Global Studies (IGS) Program addresses the complex processes of globalization that profoundly affect politics, economics, culture, society and the environment.

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Undergraduate Program

The IGS Program combines a set of rigorous foundational courses with an opportunity to specialize in one of three approaches to understanding globalization, its origins and impacts.

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International Experience

Students don't just study a global community — they become a part of it. All IGS majors undertake a significant international experience, such as interning or studying abroad.

Alumni Spotlight

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2020 Schwarzman Scholars Named

IGS graduate Jennifer Almodovar Jimenez ’18 has been named a member of the newest class of Schwarzman Scholars, a prestigious program that provides graduate fellowships based in Beijing, China.

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