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IWP and Universidad el Bosque: A Dynamic Partnership

Unleash Your Global Potential at IWP

The Institute of World Politics is a graduate school of national security, intelligence, and international affairs.

Unleash Your Potential in Intelligence, Diplomacy, and National Security

Elevate your career in national security, diplomacy, or intelligence by studying at The Institute of World Politics (IWP) and taking advantage of our groundbreaking partnership with Universidad el Bosque in Bogotá, Colombia. As a proud student or alumnus of Universidad el Bosque, you have the unique opportunity to build on your education and experiences, propelling you to success in the realm of international affairs.

Fall 2024 Application Deadline: June 15

IWP and Universidad el Bosque Partnership: A Path to Success

In October 2022, IWP signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Universidad el Bosque, pledging to offer tuition discounts on IWP’s online curriculum and work with the university’s Office of International Collaboration to pursue grants supporting U.S./Colombian educational partnerships.

Christine Balling, Senior Vice President for Professional Affiliations at IWP, emphasized the significance of this partnership: “As Colombia is one of the United States’ strongest allies in the Western Hemisphere, it’s exciting to partner with a Colombian university like Universidad el Bosque.”

Unlock Your Future with IWP's Exceptional Graduate Programs

Our partnership with Universidad el Bosque opens the doors for you to gain access to IWP’s transformative Master’s degree programs, designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge needed for a successful career in international affairs.

Benefits Tailored for You

Partnership Benefits for Universidad el Bosque Students:

1. Tuition discounts for Universidad el Bosque students and faculty on IWP’s online courses.

2. Collaboration between IWP and Universidad el Bosque’s Office of International Collaboration to pursue grants supporting U.S./Colombian educational partnerships.

3. Access to a global network of professionals and experts in the field of international affairs.

4. Opportunities to attend exclusive events, seminars, and networking sessions at IWP’s Washington, D.C. campus.

Learn from the Best: IWP Faculty with Real-World Experience

At IWP, you will learn from seasoned professionals who have served in key positions of power within the intelligence community, as ambassadors, and in national security council roles. Our exceptional faculty offers invaluable insights and real-world experiences, giving you a unique opportunity to learn from those who have already occupied the seats and desks you aspire to in your future career.

IWP’s Washington, D.C. location places you at the heart of power, providing unparalleled access to key institutions, policymakers, and global leaders. Studying at IWP is your launchpad to a fulfilling career in international affairs and an opportunity to make a real impact on the world stage.

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Where IWP Graduates Work

Office of Naval Intelligence

Department of Homeland Security

Central Intelligence Agency

US Department of Defense

Department of State

What Our Graduates Do

Intelligence Analyst
Foreign Policy Analyst
National Security Analyst
Diplomatic Officer
Counterterrorism Specialist

Political Risk Consultant
Security Policy Advisor
International Relations Specialist
Defense Policy Analyst
Cybersecurity Analyst

Military Strategist
Strategic Communications Specialist
Humanitarian Aid Worker
Policy Researcher
Government Affairs Specialist


The Institute’s unique courses offer specialized professional education not available anywhere. All courses enhance students’ capacity to understand and address major current issues. Students frequently learn from their classmates, some of whom are officials in agencies of the U.S. and foreign governments. They often receive career advice from, and establish valuable contacts with, fellow students, their professors, and guest lecturers.

Your desk is waiting.

Ready to take your seat?

As a Universidad el Bosque student, you’ve already experienced the power of an education rooted in a diverse and dynamic environment. Now, take the next step in your academic journey with IWP and launch your global career in national security, diplomacy, or intelligence. Don’t miss the chance to become a part of this vibrant partnership and leverage the unique opportunities offered by both institutions.

Are you ready to embrace your future and make an impact in the world of international affairs? Apply now and let IWP propel you toward a fulfilling and meaningful career.

Fall 2024 Application Deadline: June 15