International Relations PhD

University of Sussex

We aspire to challenge the boundaries of the international relations discipline and make the world a better place.

You’ll benefit from our strong international networks. We’ve undertaken consultancy and commissioned work in a range of fields including:

  • human rights
  • development studies
  • security.
  • Join our expert faculty and lively community of doctoral researchers – you’ll be exposed to ideas at the cutting edge of the discipline. Our policy and public impact work is world leading.

Our aim is to ensure that every student who wants to study with us is able to despite financial barriers, so that we continue to attract talented and unique individuals. Don’t miss out on scholarships – check the specific application deadlines for funding opportunities. Note that funded projects aren’t available for all our PhDs.

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