Department of International Relations

Contact No: +92919221100


Established in 1984 as an independent department within the faculty of Social Sciences, Department of International Relations at University of Peshawar is one of the best departments in its field in Pakistan. The department offers four years Bachelor, two years Masters and M.Phil. leading to Ph.D programmes in International Relations. The Department’s significance is multiplied by its location in Peshawar, the point where three strategically very important regions meet, i.e. Central Asia, West Asia and South Asia. The department provides a forward looking and progressive academic environment to students as well as faculty which is engaged in quality research and teaching. The department encourages debate and provides various forums for it. The academic year is filled with an active schedule of Conferences, Workshops and Seminars.


The promotion of inquisitive, independent, tolerant and honest intellectual minds and ability to comprehend and critically analyze the increasingly globalized world with respect for all of its diversities.


To continuously endeavor for even better professional excellence and academic standards through imparting of quality education and original research responding to the needs of the society.


The objective of the Department are three fold:

  • To impart qualify education to students at BS, M.A, M.Phil and Ph.D levels
  • To be an acting and leading Department of the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Peshawar.
  • To be a part of national & international educational progress.


The department has in its about 30 years of existence produced hundreds & thousands of students who are rendering services for the society both within the country and outside, to their utmost honesty & best of abilities.