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International Relations

Why should you study International Relations at William & Mary?

  1. William & Mary is one of the best universities for undergraduates to study international relations in the United States.
  2. Our program is interdisciplinary. The program integrates perspectives from multiple disciplines to study the economic, historical, political, and social interactions among states and other global actors.
  3. Our students learn about international relations both inside and outside of the classroom. The program combines coursework and foreign language with research and study abroad. 
  4. Our small class sizes encourage close collaboration between majors and faculty. Our faculty are award-winning scholars and dedicated teachers, who offer many opportunities to conduct research with students.
  5. Our courses address questions of pressing global importance. You will study topics ranging from climate change and pandemic disease to economic development and international conflict.
  6. Our program will prepare you to make a difference in the world after graduation. Our alumni have positions in government, the private sector, and non-profit organizations. Others go to professional or graduate programs for careers in law and education.

Are you interested in coming to William & Mary to study international relations? Learn more about what makes W&M's International Relations program different.