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Foundational seminars address themes central to the mission of the Keough School — including integral human development, ethical reasoning, and commitment to the common good.
Core classes in global affairs provide broad knowledge and engagement in critical world issues while engaging you deeply in the language, culture and religion of at least one global region.
Skills and methods classes focus on practical skills needed for success in the global workforce, including:
The Integration Lab is a series of theory-to-practice engagements over the full two-year arc of the program. The i-Lab will bring you into close partnership with organizations and agencies, practitioners, and policymakers in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East, Europe, Washington, D.C., and other settings to develop integrated solutions to global challenges.
In the classroom, you’ll engage with a range of government officials, leaders of nongovernmental organizations, business and religious leaders, advocates and activists from civil society and social movements, journalists, and scholars with expertise in global issues.
Programs also are available for students interested in law and global affairs (Dual JD/MGA) and for selected Notre Dame undergraduates who wish to complete a BA and and MGA in five years.
We seek a globally diverse community, where people of all nationalities and religious, secular, and philosophical traditions are welcome. Informed by the University of Notre Dame’s “Spirit of Inclusion,” the Keough School welcomes all people, regardless of color, gender, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, social or economic class, or nationality, and works to sustain an inclusive environment.