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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.

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.

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

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

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Upcoming Admissions Events

Nov 13 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Admissions Conference Room, Online SAIS Event

Non-Degree 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 non-degree, certificate, and summer programs by joining an...

Nov 13 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Off Campus SAIS Event

DC-area International Affairs Graduate Programs Information Session

Hear from admissions officers from the below DC-area graduate programs in international affairs speak about graduate school and career opportunities in international affairs.

American University - School of International Service...

Nov 13 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Off Campus SAIS Event

Washington, D.C. Graduate Schools of International Relations - Joint Information Session

Join us to learn more about graduate programs, career opportunities and to network with professionals in international affairs.  Representatives from the following graduate international affairs programs will be available: