Welcome to the School of International, Political & Strategic Studies
The School of International, Political & Strategic Studies (IPS) forms part of the ANU College of Asia & the Pacific. The School is dedicated to advancing analysis and understanding of the international, political, societal, and strategic affairs of Asia and the Pacific. The Director of the School is Professor Paul Hutchcroft.
The School's four component units creatively balance careful attention to political and social dynamics at the international and regional levels with those at the national and subnational levels:
As global and local processes become increasingly intertwined, the School value's the diversity of its scholarly interests while together exploring the complex of political relations that enmesh the countries of Asia and the Pacific within their larger regional and international contexts.