International Relations students are strongly encouraged to take advantage of GVSU's many study abroad opportunities.
Also, check out GVSU's Padnos International Centers, an incredible resource for students contemplating study abroad.
The GVSU Political Science department has recently developed a GVSU Partnership Student Exchange program with two universities in Perugia, Italy, the sister city of Grand Rapids. Students are expected to have completed the equivalent of four semesters of Italian language to participate. Click here for a brochure.
IR and Geography graduate studying GIS on DAAD scholarship in Germany and Boren scholarship in Slovenia
2016 Outstanding Student with Rwanda Experience Now Working with Political Strategy Firm in DC
October 10, 2016
GVSU 2011 IR graduate Kelly McCurdy is working on the Clinton campaign in Pennsylvania.
October 10, 2016
Professors Diven and Constantelos attend the European Conference of Political Research conference in Prague.
September 19, 2016
PLS 325 Human Rights and Democracy in Russia and the Post-Communist World
July 18, 2016
As part of her winter 2016 sabbatical project, Professor Polly Diven spent the month of February teaching and researching in Sri Lanka.
June 28, 2016
Many of our students are pursuing internships this spring/summer at a variety of Grand Rapids, DC, and international placements.
Learn about $20k scholarships and fellowships for language study and research abroad! Tuesday, October 25th Niemeyer Multipurpose Room Each session will present information on both Undergraduate...
Election Panel: Allendale Campus Event Perspectives on the 2016 Election Polls consistently show that two of every three Americans believe our country is on the wrong track. Not surprisingly,...
Wednesday, October 26 1:30-2:45 PM Lake Michigan Hall Room 114 FREE and open to the Public Mobilizing Democracy Lessons from Uganda How can government become more responsive to the...
Election Panel: Grand Rapids Campus Event Perspectives on the 2016 Election All too frequently, it appears that the presidential election cycle has left our public language coarse and rigid,...
MacFarland, USA, starring Kevin Costner Costner portrays a Southern California high school coach starting a cross country team for migrant farm workers. True story. *LIB 100 and 201 approved