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.


Brooks Series to Explore Fear of Death

This year's theme compares western and non-western concepts about death.

Study Abroad Fair Set for Sept. 27

The event will showcase SUNY Cortland’s international school partners including Belize, Costa Rica, Ireland and Spain from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Corey Union.

Students Earn National Gilman Scholarships

The prestigious award supports a student's expenses to study abroad.

Phi Kappa Phi Names 'Scholars of the Year'

The interdisciplinary honor society recognized six members April 21.

College Takes Leadership Role in European Union Studies

Thanks to strong participation and performance, the College will assume the role of presidency when the next 2019 Model European Union Conference takes place.


  • International Awareness Club
  • Model United Nations Club