Cross-University Course Enrollment Now Available Through International Relations Online

We are pleased to announce that International Relations Online students now have the opportunity to take courses from other top universities around the nation through a unique cross-university course enrollment initiative. This cross-university offering is facilitated by 2U Inc....

New Concentrations and Course Offerings From International Relations Online

The online M.A. in International Relations from American University’s School of International Service is designed to prepare you for a career in international relations. The program teaches the fundamentals of international relations, while also allowing students to choose from a variety of concentrations so they can become experts in a specialized field...

Weekly News Roundup: Week of 5/12

Stay in the loop about global issues with our list of this week’s major happenings in international relations

International Relations Careers: United States Institute of Peace

The United States Institute of Peace, or USIP, is an independent federal organization that strives to prevent, mitigate, and resolve violent conflicts that occur throughout the world. The USIP was officially established under President Ronald Reagan in 1984 as an international conflict-management and peace-building...

Conflicting Cultures in the United Arab Emirates

Saif was driving in his black Cadillac, speeding through the streets of Dubai while listening to loud rap music and smoking dokha, the traditional Arabic tobacco that Emiratis prefer...

Sustainable Development and Global Environmental Politics Professor Speaks at TEDx American University

It might seem like something out of this world—but actually, it’s real. The recent discussion at TEDx American University, “Climate Geoengineering: Coming Soon to a Planet Near You,” covered the range of possibilities that climate geoengineering offers to deal with the environmental challenges before us...