The S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS) was established in January 2007 as an autonomous school within the Nanyang Technological University.
Known earlier as the Institute of Defense and Strategic Studies when it was established in July 1996, RSIS’ mission is to be a leading research and graduate teaching institution in strategic and international affairs in the Asia Pacific.
RSIS offers a challenging graduate education in international affairs, taught by an international faculty of leading thinkers and practitioners. The Master of Science degree programs in Strategic Studies, International Relations, Asian Studies, and International Political Economy are distinguished by their focus on the Asia Pacific, the professional practice of international affairs, and the cultivation of academic depth. Thus far, students from more than 50 countries have successfully completed one of these programs.
In 2010, a Double Masters Program with Warwick University was launched, with students required to spend the first year at Warwick and the second year at RSIS. A select Doctor of Philosophy program caters to advanced students who are supervised by senior faculty members with matching interests.
Master of Science in Asian Studies
Master of Science in International Political Economy
Master of Science in International Relations
Master of Science in Strategic Studies