• Emotions in International Politics

    Emotions in International Politics

    Cambridge University Press has released Emotions in International Politics: Beyond Mainstream International Relations edited and co-authored by Director of Global Affairs Dr. Jean-Marc Coicaud. Full Story.

  • Workshop at the World Bank Big Data Innovation Challenge
  • Global Affairs Colloquium

    Global Affairs Colloquium

    Wednesday February 10th 2016 Thomas F. McInerney presents on treaty strategic management practices and their interconnection with international organizations. Event Details.

  • Values and the Ethics of International Order

    Values and the Ethics of International Order

    Read Director of the Division of Global Affairs Dr. Jean-Marc Coicaud’s article Values and the Ethics of International Order published by the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs. Full Article.

  • Ph.D. Student Jumo Ayandele Receives Fellowship

    Ph.D. Student Jumo Ayandele Receives Fellowship

    Ph.D. student, Jumo Ayandele, received doctoral fellowship to conduct her dissertation research at SciencesPo Center for International Studies in Paris, France.

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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