The Josef Korbel School is home to a number of research centers, institutes and clinics that add depth and breadth to the school's commitment to integrating teaching, research and practical problem solving. Students gain enriching research and internship opportunities through these centers, where they work alongside and network with world-renowned scholars, practitioners and experts.
The Center for China-U.S. Cooperation
The Center for China-U.S. Cooperation is the only institution in the Rocky Mountain region devoted to building mutual understanding, prudent policies and avenues of dispute resolution among the people of Greater China and the United States. Learn more
The Center on Rights Development
The Center on Rights Development promotes universal recognition of human rights in all societies by cultivating a deeper understanding of the issues implemented by the United Nations International Covenant on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights (ICESCR) through events and education, as well as global and local partnership. Learn more
The Center for Middle East Studies
The Center for Middle East Studies (CMES) is dedicated to promoting and strengthening the study and understanding of the societies, political systems, and international relations of the Middle East and broader Islamic world, both at DU and throughout the Mountain West. Learn more
The Colorado european union center of excellence
The Colorado European Union Center of Excellence (CEUCE) aims to promote research, reflection and policy analysis on a series of EU and transatlantic relations issues.
The Collaborative Refugee and Rights Information Center
The Collaborative Refugee and Rights Information Center (CRRIC) contains an annotated archive of bibliographic abstracts of films, articles and books highlighting the issues pertinent to and surrounding displaced and immigrant communities. Learn more
The Conflict Resolution Institute
The Conflict Resolution Institute is dedicated to exploring central issues and mechanism of conflict de-escalation,peaceful solutions, and reconciliation between parties, whether in international or domestic politics, the professional workplace, or personal relations. Learn more
Crossley Center for Public Opinion Research
Established in 2012 through a gift from University of Denver Alumna Helen Crossley, the Crossley Center for Public Opinion Research is dedicated to expanding knowledge of public opinion and its uses. The Crossley Center offers graduate courses in public opinion research that enhance students' abilities to understand international issues within diverse cultures.
The Frederick S. Pardee Center for International Futures
The Frederick S. Pardee Center for International Futures serves as a world source of research, analysis and education in the field of global forecasting. Learn more
The Human Trafficking Center
Institute for Public Policy Studies
Public policy is a highly disciplined, evidence-based approach to the analysis and solution of contemporary issues, such as fiscal policy and government spending, entitlement reform, health care, national security, regulation, criminal justice, education, and immigration. Learn more about the Institute for Public Policy Studies.
The International Career Advancement Program
The International Career Advancement Program (ICAP) is a professional development and leadership program for mid-career professionals from groups underrepresented in international affairs in the United States, sponsored by the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver and by the Aspen Institute. Learn more
Latin America Center
The Latin America Center is the Josef Korbel School’s hub for scholarship and events on Latin America. The center supports and coordinates educational, research, policy, and cultural activities related to Latin America and international relations in the region. Learn more
The Sié Chéou-Kang Center for International Security and Diplomacy
The Sié Chéou-Kang Center for International Security and Diplomacy is a unique teaching and research center, providing training for future leaders and research on strategy and governance within a broad, cosmopolitan understanding of international security and diplomacy. Learn more