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.
Christian Karastojanov Canada
AGS's focus on both academics and real-world experience, its international faculty deeply engaged in current IR issues, and its connections to a variety of global governmental and non-governmental organizations all provided an invaluable preparation for a life in IR.