Penn State School of International Affairs
SIA Class of 2025 begins graduate school journey
The incoming SIA class is diverse in every sense of the word, coming from all over the world and with a wide array of interests and accomplishments.
Flexibility at its finest.
Penn State School of International Affairs (SIA) gives you the power and flexibility to customize your program options. This will allow you to focus on what's most important to you and your career.Tell Me More
Learn by doing
Engage in role-playing simulations, briefings, negotiations, mock trials, drafting project proposals, and more.
At SIA you will gain expertise in contemporary global issues while learning the fundamentals of international relations that will shape the world for decades to come.Learn About Experiential Opportunities
Grow your network
Internationally recognized scholars and seasoned former officials comprise our faculty of engaging and passionate educators.
Their connections become your connections.Meet Your Faculty
“I’m so happy I chose to pursue my master's degree at SIA where I was surrounded daily by professors, faculty, and peers who challenged and supported me to become a better academic, professional, and individual. SIA provided me with a wonderful foundation to be successful in my professional life.”
Kaimyn Paszko, Class of 2020, Program Officer for Gender, Women and Democracy, National Democratic Institute for International Affairs
SIA At a Glance
Class of 2025
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September 18, 2023
Dr. McClennen featured on The Colin McEnroe Show to discuss political satire
September 08, 2023
WATCH: SIA Class of 2025 At a Glance
August 28, 2023
SIA student aims to be a global voice for Palestinian refugees
August 23, 2023
Just in: Dr. Sophia McClennen publishes new book, “Left Theory and the Alt-Right”
Criminal Justice, Policy, and Intelligence Fall Career Expo
Date & Time: September 21, 2023 from 11:00 AM–03:00 PM
Location: Alumni Hall, HUB-Robeson Center
A presentation and discussion with Captain Thomas Hader: "In Defense of Ukraine: An Inside Look at NATO’s Mission"
Date & Time: September 22, 2023 from 12:00 PM–01:45 PM
Location: Katz Room 232
2023 Career Exposure Trip to Washington, D.C.
Date & Time: October 19, 2023 from 12:00 AM–October 20, 2023 at 12:00 AM
Location: Washington, D.C.