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Fall 2019

Applying to Grad School in International Affairs

How to Participate

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

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The Summer 2019 FP Guide to Graduate Education offers tips on 10 top schools of international affairs. It explores innovative master’s degree programs in fields ranging from economic diplomacy to cybersecurity to global energy policy, and much more—including part-time, full-time, and online studies.  


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 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:


2019 Launching a Career in International Affairs
Leading graduate schools point the way to opportunities in a fast-changing job market.
2019 Leaders in Graduate Education
Features innovative deans, program directors, and faculty members from 10 top schools of international affairs.
2018 Applying to Grad School
Tells how to strengthen your applications and offers tips from admissions experts at 10 leading schools of international affairs.
2018 FP Guide to Graduate Education
Explores innovative programs available on campus, online, and around the world. It features 12 leading schools of international affairs.


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 and FP Licensing & Analytics 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 Editors: Naomi Ayala, Viola Gienger, Katie Lee, Holly Rosenkrantz, Candy Sagon, Katherine Scott
Copy Editor: Rachel McVearry
Designer: Cinda Debbink, www.dgdesignpartners.com
Vice President, Education, Nonprofit and FP Licensing & Analytics Sales: Keith Arends, Keith.Arends@foreignpolicy.com