Major in International Studies

International Studies is an interdisciplinary program that provides knowledge of major international or global issues including:

The major prepares students for careers as specialists or representatives in: international relations, international publications, cross cultural training in educational and business fields, public affairs, government foreign service, export sales, and international research.

Students in the major will:


To discuss your interest in the major, plan how to meet the critical tracking requirements, or change your major, please contact:

Academic Advising Center
Farrior Hall
100 Fletcher Drive

The Undergraduate Coordinators (UGC), are also available to plan the content of your major, discuss your specific areas of interest, and any ideas, initiatives, or concerns you may have regarding the program:

Dr. Matt Jacobs advises students whose region of focus is either Africa, Asia, Latin America, or the Middle East.
Office Hours, UF International Center (inside the Hub), Suite 170, Room 147:

Drop/Add Week only:
Monday: All day
Tuesday: 9:30 am -2:00 pm
Wednesday: after 1:00 pm
Thursday: 1:00 - 4:00 pm
Friday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Spring 2015:
Mondays, 1:30 - 3:30 pm: Dr. Jacobs
Thursdays, 9:30 am - 11:30 am: Dr. Jacobs
Fridays, 1:30 - 3:30 pm: Cindy Tarter
And by appointment
Phone: 352.273.4439

Mr. Jim Robbins advises students whose region of focus is Europe.
Office Hours, 3324A Turlington Hall:
Tuesday 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 noon
Thursday 9:00 am - 10:00 am

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206 Keene-Flint Hall
P.O. Box 117320
Gainesville, FL 32611
Phone: 352.273.3371