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


  • February 28, 2020

    "The International Studies Travel Award (ISTA) was invaluable toward my research process" ISTA winner Rupi Sandher shares her experience conducting research on gender roles in Punjab, India.

  • February 13, 2020

    Jerry Chen is spending the semester in Düsseldorf, Germany, completing a co-op position at the Consulate of Canada. An international studies major in the program's security and conflict concentration, Chen first worked with Global Affairs Canada (GAC) through co-op last year.

  • January 06, 2020

    "While there were vast differences in language, cultural practices, and politics, overall, I think my experience abroad taught me about the similarities people share." Simons Foundation travel grant recipient Jenna Richmond reflects on her time in Prague, Czech Republic.