Josef Korbel School of International Studies

The home of the Frederick S. Pardee Center for International Futures is the Josef Korbel School of International Studies (JKSIS) at the University of Denver. The School was established in 1964 and is named in honor of its founder and first dean, scholar and diplomat Josef Korbel. It is a member of the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs and ranked among the top international affairs programs in the world. The Josef Korbel School provides a range of interdisciplinary programs including a Bachelor of Arts degree program in International Studies; several Master of Art degree programs designed to prepare students for careers in international development, security, global health, governance, and human rights; and a Ph.D. program for a small number of highly qualified advanced students. Current enrollment is approximately 400 undergraduate students, 450 master candidates, and 42 Ph.D. candidates. The school has more than 5,000 alums, and among them are such notable persons as Condoleezza Rice, 66th United States secretary of state, former national security advisor, and former provost at Stanford University; George W. Casey, Jr., 36th chief of staff of the United States Army and former commanding general, multi-national force, Iraq; Javad Zarif, Iranian Foreign Minister; Heraldo Muñoz, Assistant Secretary-General and Director of the Regional Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP); and others.