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Minors and Academics

Take your learning to the next level with minors and study experiences from the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies and our programs. Our wide geographical reach and interdisciplinary focus provide opportunities for students with diverse interests to expand their global knowledge, travel abroad, and develop their skills in hands-on experiences.

The three Asian area studies minors are administered by the Department of Asian Studies, in cooperation with Einaudi's area studies programs.

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International Relations

Study global governance, politics, and cultures across national boundaries.   

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Migration Studies

Learn about human migration and migrant experiences in a world on the move. 

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East Asian Studies

Discover the cultures and languages of modern and historical East Asia.  

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European Studies

Explore Europe’s past, present, and future through an interdisciplinary lens.  

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Latin American Studies

Study the languages and cultures of Latin America and the Caribbean.   

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Peace Studies and Peace Science

Study international security and conflict resolution (for graduate students). 

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South Asian Studies

Expand your cross-disciplinary understanding of South Asia.   

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Southeast Asian Studies

Learn about the countries, cultures, and languages of Southeast Asia. 

Spotlight: How Students Use Their International Minors

Einaudi Students Become Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Fellows

McKenzie Carrier ’24, a Laidlaw scholar and undergraduate Migrations scholar, and Margot Treadwell ’24, an international relations minor, will both be assigned to the endowment’s Democracy, Conflict, and Governance program.

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“At every turn, the opportunities within Cornell helped me develop my skills in international analytical research, grounded in uplifting communities,” said Margot Treadwell '24. In addition to her international relations minor, she studied abroad in India and Jordan while at Cornell.





Internships and Study Programs 

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Summer Internships

Find international summer opportunities 

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Research Fellowship

IES's Frederic Conger Wood Research Fellowship

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Study abroad in Cambodia with SEAP 

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