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
“If you are seeking a small, family-like cohort full of diverse people, ideas, and staff—SIA is the program for you. My objective in life is to make a difference everywhere I go. Being at SIA gave me that opportunity and also reassured me that no milestone is unreachable.”
Berenice Beltrán Maldonado, Class of 2020, Community Organizer, Voces de la Frontera
SIA At a Glance
Class of 2024
SIA NewsMore News
January 24, 2023
The New Arab quoted Ambassador Gray in its analysis of the U.S.-Saudi relationship
January 17, 2023
Prof. McClennen's new research on 'How to Sharpen a Nonviolent Movement' in Journal of Democracy
January 12, 2023
Schedule F: Let’s Deprofessionalize Government and Make America Irrelevant Again by Amb. Jett
January 10, 2023
SIA student completes internship in Kyrgyzstan
Army War College Coffee Conversation
Date & Time: February 01, 2023 from 11:30 AM–12:30 PM
Location: 336 Lewis Katz Building