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More than students. More than scholars. At SGS, we are global citizens.


The Stanford Global Studies Division provides an arena for students and scholars to explore our increasingly complex world from multiple economic, political, social, technological and cultural perspectives. Our goal is to provide students and scholars with unique opportunities to explore the complexities of our globalized world from an interdisciplinary perspective.

We encourage traditional and innovative collaboration among our academic programs and centers and provide administrative and other support. SGS's programs are essential to the vibrancy of international research and study at Stanford University.


Recent News

Aug 19 2015 | Gender News
Search online for the terms “feminism” and “global feminism,” and you’ll discover that feminism today comes in a variety of flavors, largely dictated by differences in the causes, concerns and condition of women around the world. Yet, while culture, politics, education...
Aug 12 2015 | The Atlantic
Written by Abbas Milani, director of Iranian Studies and research fellow at the Hoover Institution, and Michael McFaul, professor of political science and senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and director of the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies The nuclear deal with Iran has...

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