24 months
1710 USD/credit 35910 USD/year
1710 USD/credit 35910 USD/year
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The International Affairs from The New School is designed for students exploring career paths in international affairs, the program integrates theoretical foundations, methods, policy, and a thematic concentration.

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The curriculum of the International Affairs from The New School  emphasizes historical roots of contemporary social and political issues, plural theoretical frameworks to explain global trends, and experiential learning to develop and refine practical professional skills.


The concentrations also offer a range of opportunities for applied research as well as connections to the practice curriculum through International Field Programs and Practicum in International Affairs projects. In addition, the concentrations sponsor invited guest lectures, organize workshops and events, and create working groups around topics of particular interest to students.

Students fulfill the concentration requirement by taking the foundation course as well as three concentration electives in their chosen area

Students choose from five concentrations:

  • Cities and Social Justice
  • Conflict and Security
  • Development
  • Governance and Rights
  • Media and Culture

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Global Flows
  • Theories, Histories, and Practices of Development
  • Economics Requirement
  • Research Methods Requirement
  • Capstone Project

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Priority Deadline: January 15
  • Second Deadline: May 5
  • International Applicant Deadline: June 15
  • Non-degree and Readmit Deadline: August 1
  • Final Fall Deadline for U.S. and Permanent Residents: August 1
  • Priority Deadline: November 1
  • Non-degree and Readmit Deadline: November 15


42 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete a Statement of Purpose
  • Submit Your Résumé or CV
  • Submit Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Submit Official Transcripts
  • Our Mailing Addres
  • Submit an Academic Writing Sample

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    35910 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1710 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    35910 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1710 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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