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Master’s Degrees in International Affairs:
An in-depth look at prominent schools and programs

Enhancing Your Grad School Application:
Information and tips from admissions directors at
leading schools of international affairs

Leaders in Higher Education:
Profiles of faculty, administrators, and policy experts at the cutting edges of international affairs education and scholarship

How to Participate

For information on how to participate in FP GUIDES, contact Keith Arends, Vice President, Education & Nonprofit Sales,

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Opportunities are growing for graduates with a deep understanding of international affairs, strong analytical skills, and the flexibility to adapt to a fast-changing international security landscape. In the FP Guide to Launching a Career in International Affairs, you will meet experts from leading graduate programs who see expanding career prospects in the Defense and intelligence communities, with cutting-edge technology companies, and more.


Aspiring international affairs professionals rely on FP Guides for information and insights about their graduate program options. At the same time, schools of international affairs look to FP Guides to reach prospective students who aim to develop their professional qualifications while also working to help make the world a better place.

FP Guides are offer timely supplements within the award-winning Foreign Policy Magazine, the leading source for insight and analysis on global affairs for its 2.5 million-plus readers. The FP Guides are in a unique position to link professionals interested in furthering their career with timely education opportunities.

FP Guide readers gain access to current program information and an inside look at leading programs. They meet:


Leaders in Higher Education
Meet inspiring program directors, deans, and professors at leading schools of international affairs. Learn how they are preparing…

Applying to Grad School in International Affairs
Admissions directors at leading schools offer tips to help you strengthen your applications and choose the right program…
Graduate Education in International Affairs: Degrees of Choice
Explores programs at 18 leading schools with choices including public policy, diplomacy, economic development, security, and more…
2017 Launching a Career in International Affairs
How will the next international affairs professionals navigate today’s evolving job markets? The FP Guide offers tips from…



FP GUIDES are custom-content reports appearing in FP magazine, on ForeignPolicy.com, and on FP GUIDE websites. The FP GUIDES share useful information about programs and services of interest to FP readers and highlight leading organizations in global policy and international affairs education.

For information on how to participate in FP GUIDES, contact Keith Arends, Vice President, Education & Nonprofit Sales, 646-517-0540; Keith.Arends@foreignpolicy.com.

FP GUIDES are prepared by the business department of The FP Group and do not involve the editorial department of FP magazine.

Editor: Nancy Henderson
Associate Editor: Candy Sagon

Copy Editor: Rachel McVearry
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Vice President, Education & Nonprofit Sales: Keith Arends, Keith.Arends@foreignpolicy.com