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Master Degrees

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

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Doctoral Degrees

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

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Diploma, Certificate, and Non-Degree Programs

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

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Individual Courses

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

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Language Studies

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

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Custom Executive Education

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

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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.

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Summer Programs

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

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Academic Calendars

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

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Registration

Find info on how to register for courses.

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Course Search

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

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JHU Undergraduates

Learn more about opportunities for undergraduates at JHU and other institutions to participate in programs at Johns Hopkins SAIS.

Not sure which program to explore first? Try our program finder tool to search by area of interest, program duration, location, work experience, and more.

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Upcoming Admissions Events

Sep 23 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Off Campus SAIS Event

Virtual Idealist Grad School Fair

Mark your calendar for Wednesday, September 23, 1:00pm - 4:00pm EDT


At the FREE Virtual Grad Fair you will: Get answers to your questions about grad school, Learn about application...

Sep 24 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Online SAIS Event

DIA Virtual Information Session

The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) Office of Admissions invites you to learn more about our newest degree offering - the Doctor of...

Sep 24 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Online SAIS Event

September Fallfest

The top graduate schools of international affairs invite you to a Virtual Fallfest Forum. Prospective students can meet admissions representatives, alumni, and current students who will talk about career opportunities,...