Dual-Degree Programs (AU)


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 Degree Program USA American University, School of International Service English 3 One year (Two Semesters and Summer Semester)
Period of attendance at GSIS Eligibility (GPA) Eligibility
(English Proficiency)
Course Offerings etc.
    CBT250 IBT100 PBT600, or English Language Competence approval from the Dean of GSIS Comparative and Area Studies/
Development Management/
Global Environmental Policy/
Development Management/
International Development/
Int. Economics Relations/
Int. Peace and Conflict Resolution/
Int. Politics/
US Foreign Policy
AU Degree: 30 credits (Up to 12 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.)

※ SIS Dual Masters Degree Program(DMDP) Guide 2019-2020Download

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.