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Master of Arts in International Relations

The study of International Relations in the Harvard Department of Government examines the sources of conflict and cooperation in world affairs. Through analysis of foreign policy and public opinion, strategic interaction, international law, and the role of transnational actors, scholars of international relations address a wide array of topics including:

  • War

  • Trade

  • International finance

  • Human rights

  • Climate change

Scholars in the field draw on a diverse tool kit that includes formal, quantitative and qualitative methods.

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