Course Descriptions

All Fletcher courses are offered through one of three Divisional classifications (ILO, DHP, EIB). The Divisions tend to correspond to traditional academic disciplines or departments. You must complete some courses in each of the school's three Divisions to meet the School's Breadth Requirement.

2014-2015 Course Schedules

International Law and Organizations 
ILO Courses Offered

The division of ILO offers courses and specialized seminars on various aspects of public international law, international organizations, human rights, international business and economic law, and law and development.

Diplomacy, History and Politics
DHP Courses Offered

The division of DHP focuses on the foreign policies of various nations that are often, though not exclusively, grouped by geographic regions. Principal offerings include courses in international information and communications, international environmental and resource policy, negotiation and dispute resolution, political economy, political systems and theories, international security, leadership and statecraft, and comparative and developmental politics.

Economics and International Business
EIB Courses Offered

The division of EIB includes courses related to international trade and finance; the economics of developing countries; problems of energy, resources, food and agriculture; international business management and international business finance. In addition, a number of courses in methodology and theory are offered for candidates emphasizing economics.