International Studies

Multi-Disciplinary Study

Study global problems, develop language and intercultural skills and gain a solid understanding of global circumstances as you learn to make informed judgments regarding complex international and global issues. This program is designed to provide students with a strong foundation by exposing them to international politics, history, anthropology, geography, and economics.


International Studies - Major, Minor

Expand your perspective and gain knowledge relating to complex global issues. Study language, address problems relating to security, ethnic conflict and human rights, and practice interdisciplinary skills.

Program Highlights

A Tale of Two Summers

International experiences bridge generational gaps as a current USU student and a USU alum find value in their pilgrimages across the Camino de Santiago in Spain.

Peace building certificate holds first event

The Global Peacebuilding Certificate sponsored its first public event on November 8, 2021, with a panel discussion entitled, “The Afghanistan Crisis: The Challenges of Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding”.

Upcoming Events

Get Involved

Gain professional experience and broaden your understanding of international affairs by joining clubs and studying abroad.

Model UN

USU's Model United Nations is an educational simulation that encourages extensive research into international relations, the inner workings of the United Nations as well as specific countries' backgrounds.

Study Abroad

Study languages and cultures in their native contexts in order to gain an understanding of populations of other countries and the origins of many different facets of modern society.

Finacial Aid

Utah State University offers many options for financial aid, including university level scholarships and aid available to specific colleges and majors.