Penn State School of International Affairs
Your Passport to a Global Career
A graduate-level program preparing exceptional students for their professional futures.
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
“What I liked most is that SIA provided me with core international affairs courses in the first year, and then in the second year I was able to create my own concentration and take classes best suited for my professional aspirations.”
Tiara Barnes, Class of 2017, Communications Specialist, USAID Bureau for Policy, Planning, and Learning
SIA At a Glance
Class of 2025
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February 22, 2024
International Affairs student makes impact in Colombia and across the globe
February 21, 2024
Affiliate faculty member Jonathan Marks named a Hastings Center fellow
February 20, 2024
Dr. Sophia McClennen featured on ‘Canada Talks’ morning news podcast
February 13, 2024
Dr. McClennen quoted in new article "Return of the zing: Jon Stewart is back at The Daily Show, amid a changed world"
School of International Affairs Career Exposure Trip to NYC
Date & Time: February 22, 2024 – February 23, 2024
Location: New York City