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ISLAND STUDIES | University of Prince Edward Island

The Island Studies ‘constellation’ at UPEI comprises:


Institute of Island Studies
The Institute of Island Studies is a research and public policy institute based at the University of Prince Edward Island focusing on the culture, environment, and economy of small islands around the world, with an emphasis on Prince Edward Island. LEARN MORE


UNESCO Chair in Island Studies and Sustainability
Led by the Institute of Island Studies at the University of Prince Edward Island and supported by various other universities and organizations, this Chair works to establish and expand academic and research programmes on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) and Sub-National Island Jurisdictions (SNIJs). VISIT WEBSITE


Master of Arts in Island Studies (MAIS) Program
The Master of Arts in Island Studies (MAIS) program at the University of Prince Edward Island is unique, interdisciplinary, and policy-driven graduate program that critiques islands on their own terms. In addition to the long-running Thesis program, there are now three course/work-study stream options: Island Tourism, Sustainable Island Communities, and International Relations & Island Public Policy. LEARN MORE


Island Studies Press
Island Studies Press (ISP) is the publishing arm of Island Studies at the University of Prince Edward Island. ISP produces scholarly books for a popular audience as well as poetry, literary non-fiction, and drama, dealing with aspects of the culture and environment of Prince Edward Island and beyond. VISIT WEBSITE


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