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Master's students at Johns Hopkins SAIS walk down Embassy Row in Washington DC

Master Degrees

Our rigorous master degree programs provide a world-class education by combining international economics, international relations, regional studies, and language studies.

Doctoral Degrees

Become a scholar or practitioner by working with a faculty advisor on a personalized academic and research plan leading to a dissertation.

Diploma, Certificate, and Non-Degree Programs

Deepen your knowledge and gain an academic credential in international relations through a shorter course of study.

Dual-Degree and Exchange Programs

Through our world-class partner institutions, you can earn two degrees at once, add a diploma, or study at another institution to gain additional perspectives.

Language Studies

Our robust language program, emphasizing current political and economic topics, trains you to achieve language proficiency in a non-native language.

Custom Executive Education

Custom executive seminars equip leaders to deal with the challenges of today's rapidly transforming global economy.

Summer Programs

Build professional skills, complement an internship, or prepare for graduate school in our summer programs, structured for working professionals.

Individual Courses

Explore topics of interest and build your expertise by selecting one of 350 course options in Washington DC.

Academic Calendars

Find important dates for the school year, sorted by campus.

Registration

Find info on how to register for courses.

Course Search

Search for courses on the Washington DC or SAIS Europe campuses.

For Current Students

Find info on advising, policies, requirements, and more if you're a returning student.

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Upcoming Admissions Events

Sep 23 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Off Campus SAIS Event

Hopkins-Nanjing Center Visit to Connecticut College

Learn how you can earn your master's degree or a one-year graduate certificate in Nanjing, China. The Hopkins-Nanjing Center, an educational collaboration between Nanjing University and the Johns Hopkins University...

Sep 23 11:00 am - 2:00 pm Off Campus SAIS Event

Virginia Tech Graduate & Professional School Fair

The 2019 Virginia Tech Graduate and Professional School fair will be on Monday, September 23, 2019, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. The event will be hosted at Squires Student...

Sep 23 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Off Campus SAIS Event

Idealist Graduate Fair: Washington, DC

Want to change the world? There's a degree for that.

Representatives from SAIS will be available to speak with prospective students at the Washington DC Idealist Fair to answer questions about...