The MacMillan Center

Prospective Students

For Prospective Graduate Students:
The MacMillan Center administers four Master’s Degree Programs: MA in African Studies, MA in European and Russian Studies, MA in East Asian Studies, and MA in International Relations. Application to MacMillan Center Master’s programs is made through the Admissions Office of the Yale Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. For application materials and information about the degree programs, applicants should refer to the Council websites below.

MA in African Studies
Council of African Studies

MA in East Asian Studies
Council on East Asian Studies

MA in European and Russian Studies
Council on European and Russian Studies

MA in International Relations
Jackson Institute for Global Affairs


For Prospective Undergraduate Students:
The MacMillan Center manages seven undergraduate majors, including six focused on world regions: African, East Asian, Modern Middle East, Latin American, Russian and East European Studies, and South Asian Studies. Another is focused globally on International Studies. Application to all MacMillan Center Undergraduate programs is made through the Admissions Office of Yale College. For application materials and information about the degree programs, applicants should refer to the Council websites below or the Yale College Admissions Office.

BA in African Studies

BA in East Asian Studies

BA in Global Affairs

BA in Latin American Studies

BA in Modern Middle East Studies

BA in Russian and East European Studies

BA in South Asian Studies


For International Students:
International students applying to Yale graduate or undergraduate programs can refer to the Office of International Students and Scholars for information about visas and immigration questions as well as programming at Yale for international students.


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The Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale