We promote international studies…

…broadly defined from diverse theoretical and methodological perspectives, with inclusive demographic and geographic coverage expanding beyond the United States.

Through our programs and initiatives, the Center for International Studies enhances the research productivity of our affiliated faculty and PhD students while also contributing to a public understanding of international affairs.

Upcoming Events

Through conferences, lectures, and professionalization seminars, we foster a community of scholarship at USC.

Funding Opportunities

The center’s research grant program supports faculty, PhD students, and undergraduates.


Through our funding and collaboration within and beyond USC, our affiliated scholars conduct original research, present at conferences, and publish books and articles.

Contact Details

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If you have questions about funding, events, or programs, please email us at: cis@dornsife.usc.edu

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Center for International Studies

3454 Trousdale Parkway
CAS 101
Los Angeles, CA, 90089-0155