International Studies

International studies is about understanding the major political, social and economic issues of our time. Discover new world views, learn to assess international trends and emerge from our program as an informed and ethically aware citizen.


of Xavier International Studies graduates are employed, enrolled in a full-time graduate program or volunteering within 6 months of graduation.


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Travel Abroad

Xavier offers many international programs in countries like France, Mexico, Italy, Spain, Japan, The Netherlands, Ireland, Greece, England, Germany and Costa Rica.

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Focus your Attention

Add a concentration or minor to ensure you're studying exactly what speaks to you. Choose from four concentrations within International Studies: International Business, Europe, Latin America and Post-colonial studies.

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Integrated Approach

Take courses in language, history, political science and economics to gain an interdisciplinary understanding of global problems and possibilities.

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After Graduation

Graduates of the program have multiple career options. Many have gone on to accept positions at

  • Economic Analysis
  • Foreign Service
  • Government Agencies
  • International Business
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