Interstate Relations

Courses that fulfill the “Interstate Relations” requirement focus on relations between and among states (including diplomatic, military and other interactions between and among governments), international politics and policy, and international institutions.  The conceptual and analytical framework for these courses is typically from the political science subfield of international relations. 

Students in the Master's of International Affairs program must complete 3-points to fulfill the Interstate Relations requirement. The following courses satisfy the Interstate Relations requirement:

IAIA U6350Refugees, Public Policy, and Development in Turkey3
INAF U4545Contemporary Diplomacy3
INAF U6021European Banking Post Crisis3
INAF U6041Corporations and Human Rights3
INAF U6061Global Energy Policy3
INAF U6173Migration and Human Development3
INAF U6190Complex Emergencies: Root Causes to Rebuilding3
INAF U6343Global Governance: Climate Change & Migration3
INAF U6346US Role in World Affairs I3
INAF U6347US Role In World Affairs II3
INAF U6352United Nations & Globalization3
INAF U6405Human Rights & the Politics of Inequality3
INAF U6430East Asian Security3
INAF U6445Talking with the Enemy3
INAF U6671China's Foreign Relations 3
INAF U6680Geopolitics of Oil & Natural Gas3
INAF U6751International Human Rights Law3
INAF U6798Central Issues in American Foreign Policy3
INAF U6802International Law3
INAF U6820Theory of International Political Economy3
INAF U6871War, Peace & Strategy3
INAF U8099Emerging Market Investment Climate3
INAF U8142Intelligence & Foreign Policy3
INAF U8258State Formation, Deformation, and Citizenship3
INAF U8488Contemporary Russian Security Policy3
IAIA U8415US-Latin American Relations: WWII to Present3
INAF U8507The Security Council and Peacekeeping in Africa in the 21st Century3
INAF U8537Climate Change Policy3
INAF U8560Governance and Management in the UN System3
INAF U8565European Security3
INAF U8621US-China Negotiation Workshop3
INAF U8675Emerging Capital Markets: Theory & Practice3
INAF U8818Topics in International Ethics3
REGN U6300Economics of European Integration3
REGN U6430Beyond Crises in Latin America - Financial Market Perspective3
REGN U6719Middle East Conflicts and Global Security3
REGN U8090The Transatlantic Economy: US-EU Relations3
REGN U8600China’s Rise and the World Economy 3
REGN U8757Ukrainian Foreign Policy3

Non-SIPA courses that fulfill the Interstate Relations requirement 

Note: Please refer to SIPA's Cross Registration for SIPA Students page for information on how to register for non-SIPA courses.

HIST GR87124
HIST G8675Cold War in Latin America4
LAW L6040International Environmental Law2
LAW L6183The United States and the International Legal System3
LAW L6249European Union Law and Institutions3
LAW L6269International Law4
LAW L6382International Finance: Law, Money and Banking in Global Economy2
LAW L6383International Bankruptcy2
LAW L6410Constitution and Foreign Affairs3
LAW L6546Global Constitutionalism3
LAW L8031Foreign Direct Investment and Public Policy2
LAW L8133International Investment Law & Administration2
LAW L8221Issues on Global Regulatory Reform3
LAW L9060Immigration Law and Policy2
LAW L9377Enforcing International Law2
LAW L9462Law in Emerging Markets: Russia & the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)2
MDES GU4263Colonial Encounters: Thinking through Time and Space4
POLS GU4845National Security Strategies of the Middle East: A Comparative Perspective4
POLS GR68014
POLS GR8804Colloquium On International Political Economy4
POLS GR8880Decisionmaking & Diplomacy4
POLS GR8870US Relations with East Asia4
POLS G8826Political Economy of Trade and Investment3
POLS G8865United States Foreign Policy4
POLS G8867International Cooperation and Institutions4
POLS GU4895War, Peace, and Strategy4
SOCI G6320Immigration, Cities, States: Deciphering the Global3
SOCI GR83003