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Why International Relations at Valpo?

The study of International Relations has never been more important, and in Valpo’s International Relations major you will study how events that occur around the globe impact our daily lives.

As an International Relations major, you can choose from courses focusing on international relations and international law, foreign policy, and the politics of industrialized and developing states, Latin America, East Asia, Africa, and the Middle East.

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At Valpo’s Washington DC Semester, you can get hands-on experience in International Relations by interning at government offices like the State Department or the White House.

Experts and Mentors

Professors at Valpo help students develop their knowledge, their career plans, and their curiosity.

Study Abroad

Valpo maintains overseas study centers in England, Germany, Mexico, and China and exchange programs or cooperative agreements with many universities all over the world.

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Alumni Highlights
A Valpo International Relations degree prepares you for career paths in the public, non-profit, and private sectors. Valpo graduates work in Washington DC for the State Department and for international groups like the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in Paris. Our graduates have won numerous Fulbright scholarships and have pursued graduate degrees at many of the top schools in the world including the London School of Economics, the Paris Institute of Political Studies, and University College Dublin.
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