How do Christians faithfully engage economics, government, and reconciliation?
Examine the role of governments and politics in the development of different cultures and societies across the world. Redeemer's International Relations program takes an interdisciplinary approach to the study of the large systemic issues, law, rights, peace and diplomacy which equips students to be informed in all the different elements that underwrite our politics, our markets, and our life together.
International Relations is a Bachelor of Arts degree program. It is offered as an honours major.
Right from the start, small class sizes allow for meaningful class discussion, lead by professors who are actively researching and experienced practitioners in the field.
First-year courses approach topics of history, politics, and international studies in a way that is both broad and deep, giving an overview of the people, organizations, and policies that are currently working towards bettering our world.
The Core Curriculum is a set of 10 courses that every student takes. The courses are woven through every major and get you to think deeply and broadly about what you’re studying. Think about it this way…
Takes courses that research and look at existing Christian approaches to important global issues in Current Issues in Politics & International Studies; consider the foundations, history and theories of Christian political thought in Irenaeus to Grotius: Christian Political Thought; and gain a better understanding of government responses through Law and Public Policy.
Participate in a one-term internship, providing an opportunity to apply your skills and apply what you're learning in an occupational setting such as corporate, non-profit, or governmental organizations.
Off-campus study programs such as the Laurentian Leadership Program, Au Sable, the Crandall-Oxford Study Programme, and SPIN, provide you with opportunities to travel and learn about the world through hands-on and interactive experiences.
Fourth-year international student Nadine Iraguha describes the growth and sense of belonging she’s experienced at Redeemer.
Brittany Lorenz ’14 is making her mark on the capital, working and teaching in Ottawa’s political sector.
Jake Bakker '18 is starting his career with a combination of business and missions in Central America.
Redeemer International Studies program student Jessica Banninga shares about her experience studying abroad in Jordan.
Alumna Kyla DeHaan strives to empower others to actively respond to world hunger through the Canadian Foodgrains Bank.
Take that first step and experience Redeemer’s one-of-a-kind community like never before. Visiting campus — whether in-person or online — is the best way to figure out if Redeemer is the right fit for you.