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Study Abroad: A Life-Changing Experience

Experience other cultures, improve your foreign-language skills, and study specialized subjects in over 100 Arts & Sciences programs in more than 50 different countries. Learn more.

Undergraduate Community

IAS fosters an active academic and social community for undergraduate students. Many students also enjoy participating in Sigma Iota Rho, the IAS honorary.

Interdisciplinary Research

IAS students and scholars combine many approaches to address the nuanced cultural, political, and historical dimentions of critical international issues. Learn more

Upcoming Events

Mar
03
Human Addiction to Energy: A Climate Perspective
McMillan 259 @ 12:00 pm
Mar
08
How Bad Immigrants Became Model Minorities: Policy and Racial Typing in the Making of US Citizens
Women's Building Formal Lounge @ 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Mar
11
Mar
19
Mar
24
Labor and Progressive Global Economic Policy in the Trump Era
McMillan CafĂ© @ 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

Welcome to IAS!

International and Area Studies offers an integrated, interdisciplinary approach to understanding global issues. Our undergraduate major encourages a broad understanding of the world while exploring the diversity and richness of other cultures. Our program places particular emphasis on study abroad, independent research, and foreign language coursework. Read more about the IAS program and Study Abroad at IAS: Crossing Disciplines, Crossing Boundaries.