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American University’s School of International Service (SIS) produces cutting edge research and prepares the next generation of leaders to address global challenges.

A top ten school of international relations located in Washington, DC, SIS provides opportunities for academic excellence, professional development, service, and internships in the nation’s capital and around the world.

SIS is guided by the principle that present and future global challenges necessitate the collaboration of a wide range of disciplines. SIS faculty are specialists in foreign policy and national security international development, global and regional governance, international economics, peace and conflict resolution, ethics and human rights, communications, energy and environment, social enterprise, regional and comparative studies, global health, and more. SIS faculty also specialize in nearly every region of the world—including East Asia, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and North Africa, North America, Russia and Eurasia, South Asia, Southeast Asia, and Sub-Saharan Africa.

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