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Fletcher, The Graduate School of Global Affairs

The primary aim of The Fletcher School is the same as it was when conceived by its founders in 1933. Fletcher offers a broad program of professional education in international relations to a select group of graduate students committed to maintaining the stability and prosperity of a complex, challenging, and increasingly global society.

Our mission remains:

  • To educate professionals from around the world and to prepare them for positions of leadership and influence in the national and international arenas;
  • To increase understanding of international problems and concerns through teaching, research, and publications;
  • To serve local, national, and international communities in their search to develop relationships of mutual benefit, security, and justice in an increasingly interdependent world.

Degree Programs

  • Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy
  • Master of Arts (for mid-career professionals)
  • Master of International Business
  • Master of Law in International Laws
  • Master of Arts in Transatlantic Affairs (with the College of Europe)
  • Master of Science in Cyber Security and Public Policy
  • Doctor of Philosophy in International Relations
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Economics
  • Global Master of Arts Program
  • Master of Global Business Administration

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Job Openings

The Fletcher School seeks to hire a full-time tenured faculty position in diplomatic history or the history of international relations to begin in September 2022.

Category: Faculty/Scholar

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The Fletcher Assistant Director of Career Services provides guidance and insights to a diverse U.S./international graduate student body on career paths, job skills needed, job search strategizing, networking, application/resume review and interview preparation. This person will deliver services in both one-on-one and group settings.

Category: Full-Time Staff

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Anyone aspiring to a diplomatic career should take note of several government fellows programs that annually provide Fletcher students access to practicing diplomats. It’s an honor and pleasure for our community to welcome this group of international affairs practitioners each year.

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Let’s talk January enrollment, readers. Given that we long ago coined the term “Januarian” for our students who matriculate each year in the spring semester, I feel empowered to expand the language further with “Januarianism:”

Januarianism [jan-yoo-er-ee-uh-nizm]


1. The state or quality of being a Januarian at The Fletcher School.

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Let’s get serious, readers. While blog topics in the summer months tend toward a pu pu platter of assorted Fletcher-related

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At some point I promise I’ll stop harping on the thrill of Fletcher returning to life in-person, but as each major academic year milestone comes around it’s hard not to be struck by how nice it is for things to seem kind of normal again. That’s certainly the case for Friday’s Convocation ceremonies, one of the few events each year that brings together nearly the entire Fletcher community of students, faculty, and staff.

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Some good stuff to share today about a variety of language acquisition, study, and practice opportunities at Fletcher. While foreign language proficiency is neither an admissions nor graduation requirement, it’s an area of competency that’s held in high esteem in our community, and many students are interested in gaining new language skills or building upon existing proficiency. There are lots of different options to fit a variety of needs.

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Anyone who’s been watching the recent Paralympics in Tokyo doesn’t need me to underscore what an impressive and inspiring spectacle it all is. An event that already had sucked me in this year got even cooler recently with the news that Brad Snyder, a 2019 GMAP alumnus, took home his SIXTH Paralympic gold medal (and eighth medal overall), this time in the paratriathlon in the vision-impaired category of athletes.

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