International Studies - SUNY Cortland

International Studies

The world is more “inter-national” and interconnected than ever, and knowledge of other people and cultures is an asset. SUNY Cortland’s international studies program offers outstanding preparation for success in today’s globally interdependent world.

This unique interdisciplinary program grounds international understanding in the context of a strong liberal arts education. You will explore political, economic and social structures of various countries and regions while examining the pressing challenges of today and gaining insight into the historical events that contributed to them.

Cortland offers you dozens of study abroad programs across five continents in addition to hundreds of other opportunities available through our partner institutions.

A Cortland international studies degree puts the world at your doorstep. Our graduates work in international business and law, with government agencies and non-governmental organizations.


Professor Helps Maya Artisans Rediscover Their Past, Build a Future

Maya pottery made using 3,000-year-old techniques are on display at Dowd Gallery

Top Cuban Diplomat to Speak at SUNY Cortland

Miguel Fraga, one of the first Cuban emissaries to the US in 50 years, will discuss US-Cuban relations.

Romanian Scholar to Analyze European Migration

Gabriel Badescu teaches at Babes-Bolyai University (UBB) in Cluj-Napoca.

IMF Official to Predict Asian Growth Trends

Luis Enrique Breuer Mojoli will visit from Washington, D.C., on Sept. 12.

Cortland Adapted PE Expert Presents at the United Nations

Timothy Davis, an associate professor of physical education, spoke at a UN conference on sports and disabilities.


  • International Awareness Club
  • Model United Nations Club