Centers, Institutes and Programs

The School of International and Public Affairs houses many of Florida International University’s most prominent international centers, institutes, and programs. These units coordinate robust interdisciplinary programming that supports the School’s academic mission, engage in a variety of community outreach activities, sponsor unique study abroad programs, and organize numerous lecture series that bring notable speakers and scholars to campus.

The School of International and Public Affairs offers professional development programs that are designed to familiarize participants with relevant global issues. Programs are designed for professionals in both the private and public sectors and non-profit organizations who require an understanding of current global trends and how these trends can impact the operations of their respective organizations. The programs draw on the expertise of SIPA faculty and industry experts who create a vibrant learning environment that allows participants to maximize their understanding of global issues.