International Studies

International Studies

The Department of International Studies offers courses in the areas of international relations, comparative politics, foreign policy, security studies, ecopolitics, and political economy. The department provides unique opportunities for students, including undergraduate research opportunities, student simulations such as Model United Nations, a student-published journal, study-abroad opportunities, as well as a variety of local, national, and international internships. The faculty, staff, and students of the Department of International Studies invite you to learn more about our courses, programs, activities, and – most importantly – our people. Follow the links on this website to discover how our current and former students embody our Department’s motto: “Expand your mind; change the world!”

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In the News: Dr. Chien-Kai Chen was interviewed by South China Morning Post, a well known English newspaper published in Hong Kong, about RCEP (Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership), CPTPP (Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership), and the US-Taiwan dialogue and was quoted in two news reports:

"Taiwan, US to hold new economic dialogue but hopes for trade deal ‘on back-burner" (November 19)

"Taiwan exports set to suffer from RCEP trade deal exclusion" (November 22)