Mission Statement of the School of International Relations
The School of International Relations and Diplomacy endorses the AGS mission but also pursues its own discipline-specific mission.
It is dedicated to the advancement of education and research in the discipline of international relations and related fields such as peace and conflict resolution, environmental issues, international law, and area studies.
It seeks to provide its students with the knowledge, analytical skills as well as the professional competence required to undertake careers in intergovermental organizations, NGOs, diplomacy, governmental agencies, private corporations, media, journalism, teaching, research, and all professional areas requiring interaction with other countries.
It is committed to providing mutiple perspectives on the topics addressed in order to foster critical thinking as well as understanding and tolerance.
It wishes to encourage peaceful approaches to conflict resolution.
Certificate in NGO Management
One-year Part-time Program
Courses co-taught by the Director of Human Rights Watch France.
Tammy Fortier USA
The Ph.D. program at AGS provides both roots and wings : essential skills needed to ask effective questions, negotiate problems, find solutions ; and the challenge to go out into the world acting firmly, fairly and consistently in creating opportunities.