• Genocide Awareness and Prevention Month

    Genocide Awareness and Prevention Month

    With the Center for the Study of Genocide and Human Rights (holding the UNESCO Chair in Genocide Prevention, Dr. Alex Hinton) we are partnering to host events throughout the month of April in recognition of Genocide Awareness and Prevention Month.  Related News and Events.

  • Dr. Hinton Gives Expert Testimony

    Dr. Hinton Gives Expert Testimony

    Professor of Anthropology and Global Affairs and UNESCO Chair in Genocide Prevention Dr. Alex Hinton Testifies before the Extraordinary Chambers of the Courts of Cambodia on the Khmer Rouge Ideology and Genocide. Full Story.

  • Division of Global Affairs Newsletter

    Division of Global Affairs Newsletter

    Learn more about events and the students and faculty of Global Affairs. Find updates on available fellowships, conferences, and internship postings in our bimonthly newsletter publication. Latest issue here.

  • The Work and Legacy of Dr. Boutros-Ghali

    The Work and Legacy of Dr. Boutros-Ghali

    Professor of Law and Global Affairs Dr. Jean-Marc Coicaud is interviewed by United Nations Radio on the work and legacy of former UN Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali. Access programs here.

  • Global Affairs Director on E-Governance

    Global Affairs Director on E-Governance

    The Global Policy Journal releases early view of Dr. Jean-Marc Coicaud’s newest article – Administering and Governing with Technology: The Question of Information Communication Technology and E-Governance. Access here.

About Us

About Us

Established over a decade ago, the Division of Global Affairs is an educational institution of the Graduate School of Rutgers University-Newark. The Division of Global Affairs offers both a Master of Science and a Doctor of Philosophy in Global Affairs.  These graduate programs provide interdisciplinary training that prepares students to address the practical global challenges of the 21st century.

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The Division of Global Affairs partners with organizations and groups that focus on global issues, connecting our graduate students with opportunities to extend their professional and learning experiences through internships at international organizations, study abroad programs, and networking with global actors to produce joint-publications, conferences, and workshops.

Why Join the Global Affairs M.S. Program?

Why Join the Global Affairs M.S. Program?

The two-year Division of Global Affairs Master of Science program offers rigorous preparation for international and domestic policy careers. Through intellectual and practical training in fields such as security, ethics, development and environmental studies, students cultivate an interdisciplinary toolkit to advance their careers in the global job market. The M.S. program offers five concentrations: Conflict and Human Rights, Global Governance, Global Business and Economics, Global Policy, Human and Environmental Security. These concentrations allow students to develop a diverse portfolio of knowledge and experience.  For instance, the Global Policy Concentration bridges practical and theoretical skills for career development. The distinguished faculty offers a curriculum that integrates a multidisciplinary approach to pertinent global issues with skills training. The proximity to New York City and Washington, D.C. provides access to a wide variety of professional opportunities.

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The Division of Global Affairs Speaker Series  features lecturers from diverse fields of study.  Global Affairs Faculty Seminars are held by DGA faculty and are geared toward finding the global affairs niche within academia and developing the discipline, as well as ways to approach the institutionalization of the discipline of Global Affairs. The Global Affairs Policy Series  is focused on the implementation of policy in the discipline of Global Affairs, this series are led by Senior members of NGOs, IGOs, GOs and will center on current issues. Lectures and Interviews can be accessed here.





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