School for International Studies

The School for International Studies at SFU

Interdisciplinary research and teaching on peace and security; international development; human rights and international law; and governance and civil society.

Undergraduate Program

Graduate Program


  • June 19, 2024

    June 19, 2024

    A big congratulations to all of our International Studies graduates who crossed the stage this month. We've selected a few heartfelt reflections from graduates to share their favorite moments from their school journey with you.

  • July 10, 2024

    July 10, 2024

    Mariah crossed the stage this year, proudly receiving her International Studies degree with a concentration in Comparative World Politics, Culture, and Society, alongside a minor in Political Science. As a Malaysian-Filipino, her unique background fostered a deep interest in global issues, driving her passion for pursuing International Studies.

  • June 28, 2024

    June 28, 2024

    Nooria Sarhadi, a recent SFU graduate with a double major in International Studies and Political Science, was drawn to the International Studies program through her passion for global issues, cultural diversity, and international relations. Inspired by exceptional professors, Nooria's academic journey was enriched by their mentorship and support. Her story highlights the diverse and supportive environment at SFU's School for International Studies in preparing for her next big steps.