Seton Hall's School of Diplomacy and International Relations
serves as a collaborative and diverse platform of colleagues who foster service leadership. Through our academic and professional
, graduate candidates develop a niche profile that is compatible with their future public service goals. It is no coincidence that
The Huffington Post
included in its inaugural lists
'40 Under 40: Latinos in Foreign Policy and American Politics
' two of our graduates, respectively: Eduardo Vargas, a senior advisor for an interfaith based-dialogue think tank; and Linda Manus, a former White-House liaison for international development and current lecturer at Harvard University. Diplomacy graduates made it to the succeeding lists a well, an acknowledgment of the quality work our students are doing post-graduation.
Peer to Peer Learning
Seton Hall's Center for Peace and Conflict Studies, under the leadership of Dr. Zheng Wang, will hold its second 'All Conflict Is Local' conference on April 5, 2018. This event brings together a diverse group of panelists, including graduate students, faculty and practitioners who share their research and personal experiences at the local and international level. Learn more about the inaugural conference with presentations with panelists from Afghanistan, Central African Republic, Croatia, Nigeria, South Africa, U.S. and more >>
Shaping Change, One Goal at a Time
As one of the most connected graduate schools to the United Nations community, the School of Diplomacy remains committed to the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals, many of which require local mobilization at the global level by various actors. Often times, the most proactive actors are student activists. This year the School is holding its second
UN Sustainable Development Graduate Challenge
, which attracted more than 300 innovative minds from around the world. Top finalists who will be invited to present in April and will be rewarded with tuition scholarships and cash prizes. Alex & Patricia are not only
, they're UN Challenge graduate finalists >>
learn more about their stories.
Access, Access, Access
The United Nations Intensive Summer Study Program in New York City
is a week-long program which familiarizes students with the inner workings of the U.N. by bringing them together with distinguished practitioners working in the field of multilateral diplomacy. Participants attend official sessions at U.N. Headquarters, such as meetings of the Security Council, as well as briefings at the United Nations Association of the U.S.A. and the United Nations Foundation. This year's program will be held from June 4-8, 2018. The application deadline is April 1.
Diplomacy in Practice
Internships and professional development are integral components of the Diplomacy School's educational experience. Students explore internships globally utilizing our network of more than 600 partner host institutions sin over 70 countries, to gain valuable experience in federal government, public policy institutes, international development and humanitarian aid, human rights, and private enterprise. Scholarship funds are available to current students, and have been awarded to support internship expenses in Washington, D.C., Peru, South Korea, Cameroon and more >>
watch the video
. To read firsthand student reflections on their internship experiences, visit our
Practicing Diplomacy Blog
, including Marisela's
Sergio Vieira de Mello Fellowship
summer experience at DCAF, a rule of law group in Geneva.
A Global Platform
Just minutes from New York City and a few hours from Washington, D.C., Seton Hall's School of Diplomacy and International Relations is an ideal place to study international affairs. Established in a strategic partnership with the United Nations Association of the USA/United Nations Foundation, the School of Diplomacy is the first among APSIA schools to be launched after the Cold War. This is reflected in our innovative multi-lateral curriculum - preparing global service minded leaders for successful careers in the public, private and non-profit sectors. To learn more about the
Seton Hall School of Diplomacy graduate programs click here