Dual-Degree Programs (AU, Kobe, Fudan)


School of International Service, American University (Washington D.C.)

The School of International Service-KU GSIS Dual Degree Program accommodates a maximum of three students per academic year. Students who complete all the requirements for the dual degree program will be awarded the Master of Arts in International Affairs at American University and the Master of Arts in International Studies at Korea University.

Academic Requirements

Programs Countries School Language Period of attendance at school Number of Recipients (Fluid)
Dual Masters Degree Program USA American University, The School of International Service(SIS) English One year (Two Semesters and Summer Semester) 3
Minimum periods of study at KU GSIS Minimum GPA Language Requirements Courses etc.
Two semesters (completed their first year at KU) before coming to AU 3.5/4.5 Valid scores must be from two years of test date:
Comparative and Area Studies/
Development Management/
Global Environmental Policy/
International Development/
Int. Economics Relations/
Int. Peace and Conflict Resolution/
Int. Politics/
US Foreign Policy
AU Degree: 39 credits (Up to 15 KU credits can be transferred to AU credits except core category.)

KU Degree: 39 credits (Up to 15 AU credits can be transferred to KU credits except core category.)

All dual degree students are required to demonstrate financial ability to pay for the living expenses for
their semester(s) of study.

CAMPUS Asia Program

The objective of this project is to train graduate students to become risk management experts who can deal with global issues through a regionally oriented cooperative framework. The participating universities consist of Korea University in South Korea, Fudan University in China, and Kobe University in Japan. For more information click here.

Note: While students nominated by KU GSIS will normally be accepted by the host institution, the host institution retains the right to review these students and to make the final decision concerning their admission. Lack of availability, capacity or any other circumstance at the host institutions may result in denial of qualified applicants.