Today’s most informed and effective changemakers view and interpret the world from a cross-disciplinary, transnational perspective. At the Keough School you’ll learn to think independently, see connections, and integrate the knowledge and methods best suited for ethical and humane decision-making.
Join a network of lively intellectual communities led by renowned faculty and supported by the Keough School’s nine international institutes and centers, where you can fully explore your unique interests with others.
Where do you want to have the most impact? Choose one aspect of global affairs such as international human rights, migration and refugees, or climate change, and focus on a geographic region that captures your interest. The Keough School offers you a wide range of international academic opportunities to grow both inside and beyond the classroom.
As a Notre Dame undergraduate, you can now declare a major in global affairs. This multidisciplinary program of study will equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to develop effective, ethical solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges.
The Keough School brings together nine international institutes and centers across the University of Notre Dame to provide an intellectual home for Notre Dame students, faculty, and practitioners. Many of our undergraduate programs are integrally connected to these institutes and centers: