The Cornell International Affairs Review (CIAR), established in fall 2007, is a bi-annual, student-run journal that publishes academic papers from undergraduate students, post-graduate students, experts, and professors in a wide range of fields with a focus on contemporary issues in the international arena.

Submission Requirements

  1. Submissions should be academic papers at least 3,000-8,000 words in length written by undergraduate students, graduate students, professors, or professionals  
  2. Papers must be on a topic with relevance to international affairs, but submissions in nearly any field are both encouraged and welcome (e.g., political science, economics, environmental policy, etc.)  
  3. Essays must include a full bibliography and footnotes in Chicago style
  4. Submissions must be sent as a Microsoft Word document to

Submissions to the Spring 2017 issue are now open until February 12.

Read the Latest Issue
Click on the image below to read the latest issue of the journal (Fall 2016) in its full PDF form