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, & Development in Turkey
INAF U6021European Banking Post Crises: New Landscapes, Risks and Challenges
INAF U6041Corporations and Human Rights
INAF U6061Global Energy Policy
INAF U6173Migration and Human Development
INAF U6178Politics of Sustainable Development
INAF U6343Global Governance: Climate Change & Human Mobility
INAF U6346US Role in World Affairs I
INAF U6347US Role In World Affairs II
INAF U6352United Nations & Globalization
INAF U6359Global Economic Governance
INAF U6405Human Rights and the Politics of Inequality
INAF U6426Energy Transition in Latin America
INAF U6430East Asian Security
INAF U6442Failures and Successes of Three Decades of Peacemaking
INAF U6474Economic Espionage
INAF U6658Politics and Policies in South Asia
INAF U6671China’s Foreign Relations
INAF U6680Geopolitics of Oil and Natural Gas
INAF U6751International Human Rights Law
INAF U6798Central Issues in American Foreign Policy
INAF U6802International Law
INAF U6820Theory of International Political Economy
INAF U8099Emerging Market Investment Climate
INAF U8142Intelligence & US Foreign Policy
INAF U8258State Formation, Deformation, and Citizenship
INAF U8260Authoritarianism
INAF U8488Contemporary Russian Security Policy
IAIA U8415US-Latin American Relations: WWII to Present
INAF U8537Climate Change Policy
INAF U8560Governance and Management in the UN System
INAF U8565European Security
INAF U8675Emerging Capital Markets: Theory & Practice
INAF U8812Seminar on International Strategy
INAF U8818Topics in International Ethics
INAF U8842Economic Crisis Management in Developing Countries
PEPM U6315International Financial Management in Emerging Markets
REGN U6300Economics of European Integration
REGN U6405Sino-African Relations in History and Present
REGN U6430Beyond Crises in Latin America – Financial Market Perspective
REGN U6515Russia and the European Union
REGN U6719Middle East Conflicts & Global Security
REGN U6855Chinese Foreign Policy
REGN U6858Rise of China & the World
REGN U8090The Transatlantic Economy: US-EU Relations
REGN U8600China's Rise & the World Economy
REGN U8757Ukrainian Foreign Policy: Russia, Europe and the US
SIPA U6700Inside the Situation Room

Non-SIPA courses that fulfill the Interstate Relations requirement 

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

HIST G8712The U.S., the Middle East, and the Cold War
LAW L6040International Environmental Law
LAW L6183The United States and the International Legal System
LAW L6249European Union Law and Institutions
LAW L6269International Law
LAW L8031Foreign Direct Investment and Public Policy
LAW L8221Issues on Global Regulatory Reform
LAW L9377Enforcing International Law
POLS S4811DGlobal Energy and Climate Change: Security and Geopolitics
POLS G6801Theories of International Relations
POLS GR8870US Relations with East Asia
SOCI G8300Global Governance