The International Studies Program offers a flexible and rigorous interdisciplinary undergraduate major and minor in the Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences that develops keen analytical skills and ethical reasoning amidst complex global dynamics.

Where will the International Studies Program take you?

We can't wait to find out.


Prof. Seyla Benhabib Jan 25 lecture on cosmopolitanism

Distinguished political theorist Seyla Benhabib will lecture on Wed., Jan. 25 at 7pm in Gasson 100 on the state of cosmopolitan moral and political theory in the post-colonial era, arguing for a "cosmopolitanism from below" that is sensitive to post-colonial critiques without falling back to liberal nationalism. Presented by the Lowell Lectures, and co-sponsored by the IS Program and the Global Citizenships Project.

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Jan. 20 Info Session for Class of 2026

Freshmen in the class of 2026 are invited to an online information session on Friday, January 20 at noon (Zoom link) to learn about the IS major and minor. IS Program director Erik Owens will join other faculty and our Peer Advisors to discuss our curriculum, programming, study abroad, etc. and answer your questions. The session will be recorded and posted on our Admission page.  

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