Students in a small group in the Grille area of the JRC.

Global Development Studies (GDS)

GDS is a concentration you can design to fit your interests in developing countries. Through an intense curriculum, including an internship or independent research in or concerning a developing country, you explore strategies for addressing global problems and developmentā€™s social and environmental implications. GDS can prepare you for graduate school or careers in international business, journalism, and policy or hands-on work for organizations worldwide in areas including health, poverty reduction, and human rights.

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