PIIRS supports faculty and student research and dialogue on global issues that advance the understanding of the world.

Research labs

Through the LAB initiative, PIIRS gathers Princeton faculty and students in a multi-disciplinary research and teaching hub to explore history, politics or culture, along with regional significance and international connections

Research Communities

Over a three-year span, PIIRS supports funding for groups of Princeton faculty for research, teaching and scholarly dialogue around a broad theme that cuts across disciplines and world regions.

Faculty Initiatives

PIIRS supports initiatives that serve to improve understanding of world cultures and promote knowledge about issues of global concern.

Conference Co-sponsorship

Funding and administrative support for conferences and workshops in international studies that are organized by Princeton faculty and held on campus.

Graduate Support

PIIRS supports funding for doctoral students for field research and language study abroad as well as supports an interdisciplinary group of advanced doctoral students.

Undergraduate Fellowships

PIIRS supports international senior thesis research across all disciplines by providing faculty guidance and funding for research abroad in the summer of the junior year.

Visiting Scholars

Scholars from around the world come to Princeton to write, research and teach while on campus.

PIIRS supports Princeton graduate students for summer research, advanced language training and dissertation completion.

Grad Fellow Kijan Maxam Explains Her Work at PIIRS 1:00