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.

SIA students at the annual DC career trip

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.

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SIA student Jordan Grandy spoke as part of the Indonesian delegation at the USAWC simulation.

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.

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SIA professors Jett and Ransom interacting with a student

Grow your network

Internationally recognized scholars and seasoned former officials comprise our faculty of engaging and passionate educators.

Their connections become your connections.

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Kaimyn Paszko

“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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Undergraduate Majors




Payne Fellow


Pickering Fellow