The Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University Celebrates Convocation

The Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University, one of the nation’s [...]newest schools of international relations and international affairs, celebrated its first convocation on May 16, 2015. Visit to learn more.

More than 200 BA and MA degrees were awarded at the ceremony, along with multiple prizes for students and faculty members, including awards in undergraduate and graduate academic excellence.

The Pardee School is now home to Boston University’s long-established International Relations program and a range of programs and centers of area and thematic studies. These include the African Studies Center, the Latin American Studies Program, the Center for the Study of Asia, the Center for the Study of Europe, the Institute for the Study of Muslim Societies & Civilizations, the Middle East & North Africa Studies Program and the Institute on Culture, Religion and World Affairs.

In 2014, the Pardee School opened its doors to nearly 1,000 students in nine graduate degree programs, two graduate certificates, five undergraduate majors and eight undergraduate minors. The 2015 graduating class is the first to walk under the Pardee School banner, but they join an illustrious community. The programs that are now part of the Pardee School of Global Studies have produced nearly 9,000 Pardee School alumni, who can be found around the world and are already making a global impact.

The Pardee School offers generous financial assistance and opportunities for study abroad and student-directed research. Learn more at

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