International Relations

Brief Introduction: Fatima Jinnah Women University initiated the discipline of International Relations in 1999. Department of International Relations (IR) provides an exciting and enriching experience to young aspiring women with an interest in national, regional and international politics. Presently, the department offers HEC recognized Bachelors’ degree program, attracting a large number of applicants desirous to make it to the merit. The Scheme of Studies for the degree program offers vast opportunities to the students to acquire comprehensive understanding of the subject matter and develop the habit of critical thinking for analysis of international politics. The graduates are equipped with both advanced cognitive skills and extensive learning, making them eligible candidates for lucrative and rewarding career opportunities in reputable national and international organizations including those involved in national policy making. The graduates with a degree in International Relations have created a niche for themselves amongst their peers from other academic institutions. Quite a few illustrious alumni of the department are presently representing their alma maters in prestigious national and international governmental/nongovernmental organizations, administrative, civil and Foreign Services of Pakistan and think tanks. Department is planning to offer M.Phil and PhD in IR.


To empower women by strengthening their understanding of national, regional and global politics in a progressive academic and research oriented environment. The department makes possible for the graduates to step into professional life with confidence and become contributing members of a diverse and inclusive society, nationally and internationally.


  • To continuously strive for upholding high standards in education and quality research for our students and preparing them for esteemed careers in government, foreign services, academia, think tanks and national and international organizations. The students are trained to explore their full potential in the field of International Relations. So that they are able to comprehend, analyze and explain the world politics.

Undergraduate Program


Award: Bachelors in International Relations
Attendance: Full Time
Duration: 4 Years

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