• “Memoria, Verdad y Justicia.”

    “Memoria, Verdad y Justicia.”

    Buenos Aires, Argentina: Ph.D. candidate Kelsey Lizotte interviews Federico Gaitan Hairabedian on Memory, Truth and Justice. Access full interview.

  • Study at the Division of Global Affairs and Shape the 21st Century

    Study at the Division of Global Affairs and Shape the 21st Century

    Our Master of Science and Doctoral programs offer a global research agenda, a multidisciplinary educational experience, and DGA is located within easy reach of the world’s most important international organizations. Learn more and apply here.

  • Summer 2016: DGA Go Global

    Summer 2016: DGA Go Global

    Global Affairs students embark on summer research around the world. From Beijing, to Buenos Aires, to Prague read about our students global engagement projects for Summer 2016 and follow along on social media with #DGAGoGlobal

  • Global Affairs Students USAID Fellows

    Global Affairs Students USAID Fellows

    Three graduate students of the Division of Global Affairs have been selected as Research and Innovation Fellows through The Global Development Lab of USAID. Read more.

  • Dr. Hinton Gives Expert Testimony

    Dr. Hinton Gives Expert Testimony

    Professor of Anthropology and Global Affairs and UNESCO Chair in Genocide Prevention Dr. Alex Hinton Testifies before the Extraordinary Chambers of the Courts of Cambodia on the Khmer Rouge Ideology and Genocide. Full Story.

About Us

About Us

Established over a decade ago, the Division of Global Affairs is an educational institution of the Graduate School of Rutgers University-Newark. The Division of Global Affairs offers both a Master of Science and a Doctor of Philosophy in Global Affairs.  These graduate programs provide interdisciplinary training that prepares students to address the practical global challenges of the 21st century.

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The Division of Global Affairs partners with organizations and groups that focus on global issues, connecting our graduate students with opportunities to extend their professional and learning experiences through internships at international organizations, study abroad programs, and networking with global actors to produce joint-publications, conferences, and workshops.

Why Join the Global Affairs M.S. Program?

Why Join the Global Affairs M.S. Program?

The two-year Division of Global Affairs Master of Science program offers rigorous preparation for international and domestic policy careers. Through intellectual and practical training in fields such as security, ethics, development and environmental studies, students cultivate an interdisciplinary toolkit to advance their careers in the global job market. The M.S. program offers five concentrations: Conflict and Human Rights, Global Governance, Global Business and Economics, Global Policy, Human and Environmental Security. These concentrations allow students to develop a diverse portfolio of knowledge and experience.  For instance, the Global Policy Concentration bridges practical and theoretical skills for career development. The distinguished faculty offers a curriculum that integrates a multidisciplinary approach to pertinent global issues with skills training. The proximity to New York City and Washington, D.C. provides access to a wide variety of professional opportunities.

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The Division of Global Affairs Speaker Series  features lecturers from diverse fields of study.  Global Affairs Faculty Seminars are held by DGA faculty and are geared toward finding the global affairs niche within academia and developing the discipline, as well as ways to approach the institutionalization of the discipline of Global Affairs. The Global Affairs Policy Series  is focused on the implementation of policy in the discipline of Global Affairs, this series are led by Senior members of NGOs, IGOs, GOs and will center on current issues. Lectures and Interviews can be accessed here.





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