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School of International Service, PhD

SIS-803 Advanced Seminar in International Relations

This 3 credit course provides an in-depth introduction to the main sub-fields in international relations including security, political economy, foreign policy, and international organizations. Usually offered every spring.

Course Syllabus

Prerequisite: admission to the PhD in International Relations.


Contact Kasey Neil Petri, the PhD Program Coordinator, at 202-885-6582 or

We encourage prospective candidates to visit the University to meet faculty members and current PhD students. To arrange a visit, contact Graduate Admissions at 202-885-1646 or