Certificate in International Relations

Students have the Option of earning a Certificate in International Relations by completing five courses listed below.



  • Topics in International Relations
  • Topics in Comparative Politics
  • Globalization
  • International Law
  • International Organization
  • Genocide and Mass Killing
  • International Security
  • Global Inequality
  • International Political Economy
  • Democratization
  • Comparative Political Economy
  • Comparative Civil Liberties
  • Russian Politics
  • African Politics
  • Middle East Politics
  • Latin American Politics
  • Third World Politics
  • European Politics
  • South Asian Politics
  • Religion and Politics 


Students applying for a certificate should submit:

  • Two official undergraduate transcripts
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Statement explaining their reasons for applying
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Katie Schneider
Senior Administrative Assistant
Department of Political Science
Villanova University
Villanova, PA 19085-1699
Phone: 610.519.4710
Fax: 610.519.7487