The Julien J. Studley Graduate Programs in International Affairs at The New School was founded in 2001 to offer an alternative approach to international affairs. Rather than limiting its focus to the latest issues in American foreign policy, the programs were structured to be truly global, focusing in particular on issues in poor and middle-income countries.

Following the tradition of The New School, our programs committed to a multidisciplinary approach to international affairs that simultaneously emphasizes both critical thinking and engaged learning.

Over 1,400 graduates have used the critical approaches and skills developed in the program in careers around the world, spanning diverse issues and sectors.