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Have questions about our program? MIP holds various admissions events throughout the year, from graduate fairs to quarterly webinars, where you can meet our staff and ask questions about the program.
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News / December 7, 2020
Wang, who is specializing in international security, will pursue a Ph.D in politics at Oxford University.
Blog / November 5, 2020
First-year Master’s in International Policy student Janani Mohan is attending her Stanford classes virtually, phone-banking in swing states, and working on her nonprofit from her home in the...
News / October 22, 2020
Lalit, who graduated from the Master’s in International Policy program in 2016, is making a policy impact on environmental issues in a number of ways, and recently received two awards for her efforts.
Blog / October 19, 2020
On a typical Monday during Fall Quarter 2020, second-year Master’s in International Policy (MIP) student Ankita Banerjea attends class online, hikes in the Dish, and takes a yoga break.
Applications and Academics: Recruitment and Admissions Manager Meghan Moura Answers Questions About the Master’s in International Policy Program
Q&A / October 12, 2020
The Ford Dorsey Master’s in International Policy (MIP) Program is now accepting applications for the Class of 2023. Meghan Moura answers some frequently asked questions about the admissions process...
'What I Wish I Had Known' - Students and Alumni Share Advice for the Master’s in International Policy Program
Blog / October 5, 2020
The application is now open for the Master’s in International Policy (MIP) Class of 2023. Five current students and alumni offer advice for prospective students.
News / September 21, 2020
The new cohort of MIP students kicked off an unusual fall quarter last week. Five of the first-year students describe what attracted them to the program and their hopes for the future.
News / June 18, 2020
During a virtual ceremony, speakers Francis Fukuyama and Alex Stamos encouraged students to help prevent the world from succumbing to ‘threats and fears.’
Blog / June 5, 2020
Kyle is a student in the Ford Dorsey Master’s in International Policy (MIP) program specializing in governance and development. Kyle earned his bachelor’s degree in international relations at...
Blog / May 29, 2020
Olivia is a student in the Ford Dorsey Master’s in International Policy (MIP) program specializing in energy and the environment. Before coming to Stanford, Olivia took part in AmeriCorps, where she...
Blog / May 22, 2020
Amélie-Sophie Vavrovsky is a student in the Ford Dorsey Master’s in International Policy (MIP) program specializing in cyber policy and security. Before coming to Stanford, Amélie-Sophie founded...
Blog / May 15, 2020
Jillayne is a student in the Ford Dorsey Master’s in International Policy (MIP) program specializing in governance and development. Before coming to Stanford, Jillayne graduated from Renmin...
Blog / May 8, 2020
Wren Elhai is a student in the Ford Dorsey Master’s in International Policy (MIP) program specializing in cyber policy and security. Before coming to Stanford, Wren spent seven years as a Foreign...
Blog / May 1, 2020
Gailyn is a student in the Ford Dorsey Master’s in International Policy program (MIP) specializing in governance and development. Before Stanford, she worked in Washington D.C. in international...
Blog / April 24, 2020
Anna Nguyen is a student in the Ford Dorsey Master’s in International Policy (MIP) program specializing in cyber policy and security. Before coming to Stanford, Anna worked as a management consultant...
Blog / April 17, 2020
Maffy is a student in the Ford Dorsey Master’s in International Policy (MIP) program specializing in governance and development. She is originally from Mexico and graduated from Centro de...
Blog / September 23, 2019
Representing 14 different countries, the Ford Dorsey Master’s in International Policy (MIP) first-year class is a diverse group. Of the 8 men and 21 women, some have worked in government, some have served in the military, and others just completed their undergraduate degrees. Their academic interests range from migration; to clean energy; to women’s, children’s and LGBTQIA rights; and they spend their free time woodworking, practicing Kung Fu, and listening to true-crime podcasts.
News / July 2, 2019
When current and incoming students in Stanford University’s Ford Dorsey Master’s in International Policy (MIP) program arrive to campus this fall, they will be the first to experience the new face of the program.
Renovations on a modern new academic space, outdoor courtyard and gardens will be complete, and Professor Francis Fukuyama, one of the most well-known and respected social scientists in the world, will be the program’s new director.
Work Hard for the Sake of Future Generations, Student Speaker Tells Ford Dorsey Master’s in International Policy Graduates
News / June 26, 2019
On the spacious new lawn outside of Encina Hall, members of the Ford Dorsey Master’s in International Policy (MIP) Class of 2019 officially became Stanford graduates. Established at the Freeman Spogli Institute in 1982, the MIP program trains future leaders in cyber policy and security, global health, governance and development, international security and energy and the environment.
Blog / June 7, 2019
Q&A / May 31, 2019
Q&A / May 17, 2019
For our first alumni #MIPFeatureFriday, we sat down for a Q&A with Class of 2014 alumna, Jessie Brunner, whose passion for human rights led her to working for the WSD Handa Center for Human Rights and International Justice right here at Stanford. Read more on our FSI blog!
Blog / May 10, 2019
Blog / May 10, 2019
Our MIP student, Keunwang Nah, chose Stanford “because it is the birthplace of innovations that change the world, but it can also be the birthplace of sound policy that can manage the potentially negative impacts technology can have on society.” Find out more on our FSI blog. #MIPFeatureFriday