International & Interdisciplinary Studies

Teaching assistant Lisa Rausch gets up close with a 4-year-old baby elephant during the Environmental Studies Study Abroad Program in South India in 2010, led by Professor Geetanjali Tiwari, from the South Asian Studies Program in the Center for Global and International Studies.
When you pursue a degree in International & Interdisciplinary Studies, you can explore to your heart's content. Whether you want to know everything about a region or a culture, these degrees encourage you to analyze the issues from all angles. You can look forward to studying languages, religions, science, social sciences, humanities and more.

Departments, Programs and Centers

Why KU
  • Home to 50+ departments, centers, and programs, the School of the Arts, and the School of Public Affairs and Administration
  • KU offers courses in 40 languages
  • Graduates of the College have won Emmys, discovered new species, and been named to Forbes' "most powerful women" lists
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  • One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
  • 26 prestigious Rhodes Scholars — more than all other Kansas colleges combined
  • Nearly $290 million in financial aid annually
  • 1 of 9 public universities with outstanding study abroad programs.
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  • 46 nationally ranked graduate programs.
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  • Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.