Department Of International Relations:

The important goal of the Department of International Relations, Federal Urdu University is to offer All students the chance to understand their scholastic potential and in the process to outfit them with the scholarly and expert apparatuses. The BS, MA, MPhil and PhD programs offer intent to outfit the understudies with the proper hypothetical learning and pertinent aptitudes in the order of global relations. the Department is showing and examination is outfitted towards making and exceptional learning knowledge for understanding in all projects. The goal is to set up its graduates for element vocations out in the open and private areas, including conciliatory administration, intergovernmental associations, and non-legislative associations, and additionally the nation’s inexorably dynamic electronic and print media. A relating objective of the Department is to build the exploration efficiency of its workforce. Over the long haul, the Department expects to keep itself on the top of the foundations of higher learning and exploration in the field of universal relations in Pakistan. Another long haul target of the Department is to turn into a scholastic center point in south Asia, joining its researchers with universal gatherings and systems of the exploration and strategy detailing.

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Programs Offer
1. Bachelors of Studies (4 Years)
2. Master of Arts (2 Years)
3. Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.)/ Master of Studies (M.S)
4. Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
5. M.Phil./ M.S. Leading to PhD.


S.No. Name Current Designation Status Email
1. Dr. Mamnoon Ahmed Khan Asst. Prof. [email protected]
2. Dr. Asghar Ali Dashti Asst. Prof. [email protected]
3. Dr. Faisal Javaid Asst. Prof. [email protected]
4. Dr. Rizwana Jabeen Asst. Prof. [email protected]
5. Dr. Syed Shahab Uddin Asst. Prof. Incharge
6. Dr. Syed Shuja Uddin Asst. Prof.
7. Dr. Muhammad Arif Khan Asst. Prof. [email protected]
8. Dr. Amir Ahmed Farooqui Asst. Prof. [email protected]



Teacher Profile


Dr Mamnoon Ahmad Khan

Assistant Professor

 Dr Mamnoon Ahmad Khan, Assistant Professor Department of International Relations Federal Urdu University Karachi. Formerly he held the posts of Chairman Department of International Relations, Incharge M.Phil./ PhD Program and member Syndicate. He did my Masters in International Relations from University of Karachi. In 2004, he was selected by the Board of Advance Studies and Research University of Karachi as a Research Scholar in the Department of International Relations for PhD Program. His dissertation topic was Kashmir Dispute: A Search for Solutions (1947-2003) under the supervision of renowned scholar Prof. Dr. Talat A. Wizarat. My dissertation has been approved from University of British Columbia, Canada and Rutgers University, USA for the award of PhD degree. In my thesis I have presented a proposed solution of Kashmir Dispute by the name of Slow but Steady Process, In sha ALLAH which will prove to be a justifiable, honourable, equitable and practicable solution of this decades old conflict between Pakistan and India. He was chosen by HEC as Assistant Professor in IPFP Program. After a year he was appointed as Assistant Professor in the Department of International Relations. In the Department He is teaching Arms Control and Disarmament and Security Studies in BS, MA, M. Phil and PhD Programs. He is the author of two books on Kashmir Dispute. HIs research papers have been published in many Journals of International repute. He has produced three PhDs. Several M. Phil and PhD students are pursuing their degrees under my supervision. He has been to many countries of Europe and can speak German.


Dr. Asghar Ali Dashti

Assistant Professor

Dr. Asghar Ali Dashti has been serving the Department of International Relations, Federal Urdu University, Karachi since 2008. Currently he is Chairman/HoD at Department of International Relations. He has been serving as the Director Evening Program Abdul haq campus and as Member Search Committee for Vice Chancellor of Federal Urdu University.  Holds a PhD degree from the same university on the topic of ‘Pakistan America Military Relations’. He is assistant editor of Research journal Wifaqiyan (research journal of social sciences). He is research supervisor at Area Study Center for Middle East and Arab Countries, University of Baluchistan, Quetta. He is also a gold medalist in securing first class first position in Masters in International Relations, Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology. His area of interest is the study of Political and Social Movements around the world. He is also author of a book titled Dictionary of International Relations published by Federal Urdu University. There are a number of international and national research papers on his credit. He has also attended international conference as a presenter.


Dr. Faisal Javaid (HEC Approved Supervisor)  

Dr. Javaid is an Assistant Professor at the Department of International Relations, and he is teaching since 2009.  He has a PhD. in International Relations and Post-Doctorate from Harriman Institute, Columbia University, New York, USA. His main area of Interest:  Central Asia Region and its foreign relations with regional and global powers, Connectivity between South Asian and Central Asan, Sino-Russian relations in Central Asia, Foreign Policy of Pakistan. He edited two books “Istalahat-e Benalaqwami Taluqaat” and “Connectivity through One Belt One Road between Central Asia and South Asia”. His more than twenty-seven research papers have been published in International and National research Journals. He organized two international conferences and successfully got the grant from Higher Education Commission, Islamabad. He presented his research work in two international conferences (Moscow and Chicago). Currently, he is a member of four major Political Science Associations that are International Political Sciences Association (IPSA), Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA), American Political Theory (APT) and International Studies Association (ISA). He supervised two PhD, eight M.Phil., and one M.Phil. as a co-supervisor. He is working as a Guest Researcher in the project titled “TRANSECT” at Eberswalde University for Sustainable Development, Germany. He is also serving as a Non-Resident Fellow at Institute of Policy Studies (IPS), Islamabad.



Dr. Rizwana Jabeen

Assistant Professor

Dr. Rizwana Jabeen is assistant professor of International Relations at department of IR , Federal Urdu University, Abdul Haq Campus, Karachi. She holds PhD d in IR with a special focus on Atomic Proliferation in South Asia and it’s effects and consequences. Her area of research expands to conflict resolution, conflict management and confidence building measures with special reference to South Asia. She has authored 8 research articles of diverse areas including atomic proliferation, globalization, foreign policy, Middle East and South Asia. She has also authored a book “Middle East “ for the students of IR, political science and history. Dr. Rizwana Jabeen is actively involved in different administrative and management assignments of Federal Urdu University where she is serving as member / head of various committees related to university discipline, examination center supervision, board of studies and department library supervision. She is member of board of studies, as well as, Faculty Selection Board of IR Program of DHA Suffa University. Dr. Rizwana Jabeen is a well liked teacher and student advisor who takes great pride in supporting and supervising her students in best possible ways. Dr. Rizwana Jabeen has 15 years of diverse experience of working in teaching, research and broadcasting. She often appears on TV and give opinions to the locally acclaimed newspapers on topics related to IR, current affairs, politics, society and foreign policy of Pakistan. Her notable contributions to the field of academia and media inspires others, specially to the young female academicians who are willing to build positive repute of a dignified professional, prolific researcher, and, empathetic human being.

Dr. Syed Shahab-u-din

Assistant professor

Dr. Syed Shahab-u-din is serving as Assistant Professor since 2012 at the department of International Relations, Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology, Karachi. He completed his Ph.D in 2013. He is the first Ph.D of department of International Relations. His area of interest is Political economy. He is the editor of one of the well-recognized International journal related to the world politics. His more than 50 research papers have been published in the national and International research journals and he is the author of 3 books. He is the active member of various International Research Societies.


Dr. Muhammad Arif Khan

Assistant professor

(HEC Approved PhD Supervisor)

Dr. Muhammad Arif Khan is Assistant Professor at the Department of International Relations since 2015. He has foreign PhD in International Relations from School of International and Public Affairs, Jilin University. He has published research articles in both national and international research journals. Besides, he has presented research work in national and international conferences including USA. He has been supervising M Phil & Ph.D students as supervisor and co-supervisor. His main area of interest includes: South Asia, BRI and CPEC, Peace and Conflict Studies, Power Transition and International System, Regional Cooperation and Integration, Strategic Stability in South Asia and Non Traditional Security Threats. He can be reached at [email protected]



Dr. Syed Shuja Uddin is an Assistant Professor at the Federal Urdu University’s department of International Relations in Karachi, Pakistan. His doctorate in International Relations was earned at the University of Karachi. He specializes on the relationship between Pakistan and India, Afghan affairs, Pakistani foreign policy, and security issues. His primary areas of expertise are Defensive Realism and Offensive Realism. More than eight research articles were also published in local, national, and worldwide journals. He has good academic writing and speaking abilities and is a good researcher. His capacity to comprehend issues, arrange ideas, discover crucial information or facts, and offer a well-rounded academic argument is really excellent. He is a very accomplished academic with a keen interest in research. He excels at using his own knowledge and observations to form well-considered judgments on a range of subjects. It is quite commendable that he is currently focusing on modern issues, especially International System: Cooperation or Conflict, Climate Change: Postponement or Anticipation, Migrants: Public Health and National Health, International Relations Theory and the Problem of Sustainable Development.

Dr. Amir Ahmed Farooqui

Dr. Amir Ahmed Farooqui is an Assistant Professor at the Department of International Relations at FUUAST (Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science, and Technology). He joined the department in 2022 after previously serving as a visiting faculty member at the University of Karachi. Dr. Farooqui has a strong background in academia and has also held various administrative positions at Federal Urdu University. Dr. Farooqui has contributed to the field of international relations through his research. He has published research articles in various HEC-recognized journals, indicating the quality and relevance of his work. His research primarily focuses on the dynamics of political violence, electoral violence, and political theories of international relations. Dr. Farooqui holds a Ph.D. degree in international relations from the University of Karachi, which further showcases his expertise in the field. With his academic background and research interests, he brings valuable insights and knowledge to the Department of International Relations at FUUAST. If you wish to contact Dr. Amir Ahmed Farooqui, his email address is [email protected].