Welcome to International Relations at SF State University

Ashley Fumiko Dominguez SFSU International Relations Alumni Meet Our Alumni - Ashley Fumiko Dominguez: Ashley earned both a B.A. (08’) and an M.A. (’10) degree from the Department of International Relations at SFSU.
"Golden Gate Bridge in the Fog" by radzfoto / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 Explore Our Graduate Program: Earn your degree from the first International Relations Department in the United States, in the City where the United Nations Charter was signed.
"Peace" by Bart / CC BY-NC 2.0 What is IR?: International Relations is a multidisciplinary field concerned with relations across boundaries of nation-states. It addresses international...
Graduate Studies in International Relations SFSU Explore Our Graduate Program: We offer courses in every major theme of IR: international political economy, global governance, intercultural relations, national and ethnic identities, foreign policy analysis, development studies, environment, international security, diplomacy, human rights, terrorism, media and more.
SFSU alumni Scott Webb on a return trip to his former Peace Corps village in South-western Niger in September 2010 Meet our Alumni - Scott D. Webb: Scott graduated from SFSU with a MA in International Relations in 2005. He is now an international development professional in Washington D.C.
"United Nations Headquarters" by UN Photo / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 What is IR?: International Relations is becoming increasingly relevant as the world grows more and more interconnected through trade and commerce, migration, the internet and through social media, and concerns about pressing global environmental problems...
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Why Study International Relations?

IR prepares students with knowledge and critical skills to meet the challenges and opportunities of a rapidly changing world. International Relations draws from a variety of disciplines and methods to study global issues and the interactions of governments, global institutions, and social movements worldwide. An International Relations degree provides a great advantage for a successful career in a world that is more globalized every day. International Relations is a versatile field of study amenable to your subject or area of interest.