Dr. Sarwat Rauf

Assistant Professor ,'Department of International Relation '
Phone No:+92-51-9265101-6 (EXT.344)
Email ID:srauf@numl.edu.pk


  • PhD. International Relations, SPIR, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad (2017).
  • M. Phil in Defense and Strategic Studies, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad in 2003.
  • M. Sc.  Defence and Strategic Studies, 2000.

1. Assistant Professor (BPS-19) Department of IR, NUML, Pakistan. (Dec 2011 to date)

2. Worked as Assistant Professor/ Program Coordinator in the department of IR at NUML, Pakistan ( Jan 2012- Jan 2014)

3. Lecturer (BPS 18) Department of IR, NUML, Pakistan. (January 2006 – Nov 2011)

4. Lecturer (Contract) Department of IR, NUML, Pakistan. (Aug 2004- Dec 2005)

5. Lecturer (on Contract) and worked as Program Coordinator in the department of DDS, Fatima Jinnah University     Rawalpindi. Pakistan. (2003)

6.(Research Associate) Research Project on Ford Peace Project as Visiting Associate at Sustainable Development Policy Institute(SDPI), Islamabad, Pakistan.(2002)


· Central Asia in World Politics

· Foreign Policy Analysis


HEC Recognized Journals


1. Sarwat Rauf, “Russia’s Assertive Role in Central Asia: Trends and Challenges” Institute of Regional Studies, Vol.XXXI,No.1, 2013. pp, 102-118

2. Sarwat Rauf, “Pakistan and Central Asia” IPRI Fact files, 2007.

3. Sarwat Rauf, “Old Games and New Rivalries in Central Asia” Taxila Institute of Asian Civilizations, Vol XXIX, No. 2, 2006. pp, 99-113

4. Sarwat Rauf,  “Environment and Sustainable Development”, Baku International Humanitarian Forum (31 October – 1 November 2013), Pp, 314-323, ISBN 978-9952-489-00-4, www.kitabxana.net/files/books/file/1447751234.pdf

Newspaper/ Magzine Articles
Sarwat Rauf,  Pakistan’s foreign policy can't be gauged without understanding the geopolitical environment and the region’s New Great Game” The Nation, (February 16,2017).
  • · Sarwat Rauf, “Social Stigmas and Women Empowerment” Pakistan Observer (February 14, 2017).

    · Sarwat Rauf,  “Growing PAK-Russia Ties” Pakistan Observer, (April 09, 2016).

    · Sarwat Rauf,  “Regional Connectivity” Pakistan Observer, (May 24, 2016).

    · Sarwat Rauf,    “Alienation and terrorism” Pakistan Observer, (August 17, 2016).

     Sarwat Rauf, “Baku Humanitarian Forum” Pakistan Observer,9 November, 2013.

  • Sarwat Rauf, Russia and Pakistan Ties, The Diplomatic Insight (Dec 2012) thediplomaticinsight.com/wp-content/uploads/.../russiasupplementdec.swf
  • Sarwat Rauf, “Khojlay Genocide” Balochistan Today (March, 2012)
  • Sarwat Rauf, “An Asian Conflict Manager for Europeans” The Patriot, 27 October, 2010.
  • Sarwat Rauf, “Pakistan and Central Asia” Pakistan Observer, 13 April, 2006
  • Sarwat Sattar, “Subcontracted Women Workers in Pakistan” Pakistan Observer, 13 July, 2003
  • Sarwat Sattar, “Human Rights Violation in Kashmir” Pakistan Observer, 29th June, 2003
  • Presenter "CPEC: Geo-political and Geo-economic Breakthrough for Pakistan and CARs" Organized by NUML in Collaboration with XJNU, at Urmuqi, Xinjiang, China. 17th-18th December, 2015
  • Attended 10 Days Workshop on "Leadership Development for Women in Higher Education" at Wawasan University, Penang, Malaysia.  16th-26th November, 2015.
  •  5 Days International Conference"Geopolitical Review of the Caspian: New Role for Azerbaijan" NATO International School of Azerbaijan (NISA), 26th April-1 May, 2015, Baku Azerbaijan.
  • 2 day International Conference III Baku International Humanitarian Forum, Organized by Baku Forum, 31 October-1st November, 2013. Baku, Azerbaijan.
  • 2 day International conference on “ XX1 Century: Challenges and Opportunity” Organized by Baku International Humanitarian Forum, Azerbaijan, (4th -5th October, 2012)
  • Presenter “Shanghai Cooperation Organization: Opportunities and Challenges” 3rd Noruz- PG Workshop on Central Asia, Newcastle University, UK, (21-22 March, 2013.)
  • Presenter “Russia’s Role in Central Asia: Trends and Challenges” Organized by Cambridge Central Asia Forum, Cambridge University, UK, 15th March 2013.
  • Presenter “Pakistan and Azerbaijan Relations” at Baku State University, organized by the Faculty of International Relations and Economy, Azerbaijan (8th October, 2012)
  • Presenter “Civilization: Post World War-II” 2 Day International conference organized by Society of Asian Civilization at   Lok Virsa, Islamabad, 24-25 March, 2010.



Conferences/ Workshops Attended

· 30 days workshop title “National Security Workshop (NSW-18)” Institute for Strategic Studies, Research & Analysis (ISSRA) at National Defence University, Islamabad, 14 November -15th December, 2016.

· 10 days’ workshop titled “National Media Workshop (NMW-8)” Institute for Strategic Studies, Research & Analysis (ISSRA) at National Defence University, Islamabad, 11 -22 April, 2016.

· Lecture “Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Structures, Extended Bodies and Review of Outcomes Summits of Heads of States". SCO studies Diploma, Organized by Institute of Peace and Diplomatic Studies in collaboration with ORIC, NUML, Islamabad. 26th March, 2017.2 Day International Conference on "Emergence of ISIS in Middle East and its Implications for South Asia" Organized by the Department of International Relations, NUML Islamabad. 8th-9th December, 2015.

  • Presenter "CPEC: Geopolitical and Geo-economic Breakthrough for Pakistan and Central Asia" at 2 day International Conference on "CPEC: Strategic Impact on Regional Developments" Organized by Faculty of Management Sciences, NUML Islamabad. 15th-16th December, 2015.
  • Organizer of one day Seminar on "Changing Regional and Global Scenarios and its Impact on Pakistan" 4th March, 2015.
  • 8 days workshop on “Research Methodology: Content Analysis” Organized by School of Politics and International Relations, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad. 20th-27th September, 2013.
  • 2 Days Workshop on “Thesis and Dissertation Supervision” Organized by NUML, as part of UNT-NUML Partnership for professional development. 8th-9th July, 2013.
  • Presenter “Khojlay Genocide” Seminar organized by National University of Modern Languages Islamabad. Pakistan (February, 2012)
  • 3 day workshop on “Dissertation Writing” organized by American Institute for Pakistan Studies, Islamabad, Pakistan (19th-21 September, 2012)
  • 2 day Conference on FMCT: Prospects and Challenges for Pakistan, Organized by Rabita Forum, Karachi. Pakistan ( May, 2012)
  • 3 day Training Workshop on “Statistical Package for Social Sciences”,  Organized by Akhter Hameed Khan : National Cenre for Rural Development(November, 2011)
  • Roundtable Discussion on “Azerbaijan in Global Politics, Crafting Foreign Policy” organized by Preston University, Islamabad, Pakistan. May 31, 2010.
  • Presenter “Turkmenistan’s Positive Neutrality” organized by Society of Asian Civilization, Islamabad at Preston University Islamabad. Pakistan(2010)
  • 3 day workshop on “Quality Assurance in Higher Education” organized by National University of Modern Languages Islamabad, Pakistan. 5th August-7th August, 2009.
  • 25 days Staff Development Course held at Federal Urdu University of Arts Science and Technology, Islamabad. Organized by Higher Education Commission, Pakistan. 27th November-20th December, 2006.

· Coordinator of Council of Social Sciences (COSS), nominated by NUML, Pakistan.