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Master of Arts

The majority of students at the Johns Hopkins School for Advanced International Studies (SAIS) are enrolled in the two-year Master of Arts degree.

Master of Arts in International Affairs

This two-year degree at SAIS Europe is research-focused and includes an original thesis.

Master of Arts in International Economics and Finance

This 11-month, cohort-based program positions professionals to excel in rigorous economic and financial analysis roles.

Master of Arts in European Public Policy

This one-year, cohort-based degree program will prepare you to work with, or for, the institutions of the European Union.

Master of Arts in Global Policy

This 16-month program meets on an alternating Friday/Saturday schedule and helps experienced professionals develop into global leaders while they maintain full-time employment.

Master of Arts in Global Risk

This one-year, cohort-based program at SAIS Europe introduces you to the concepts and tools necessary to undertake sophisticated political and economic risk analysis.

Master of International Public Policy

This flexible, one-year program is designed for experienced professionals who wish to develop advanced analytical and leadership skills. Part-time study is available.

Master of Arts in International Studies

This two-year program at the Hopkins-Nanjing Center immerses non-Chinese students in a bilingual environment where they study and complete a thesis in Mandarin.

Certificate in Chinese and American Studies plus a Master of Arts at Johns Hopkins SAIS

Certificate in Chinese and American Studies + MA

Students in this program complete the certificate in Nanjing and continue their Master of Arts studies for two to three additional semesters to enhance their economic and quantitative reasoning skills.

Certificate in Chinese and American Studies + MAIA

Students spend one year in China working towards the Certificate in Chinese and American Studies credential and then spend two semesters at SAIS Europe to complete an MAIA degree on an accelerated timeline.

Sais Europe Students

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.

Employment Outcomes

We have a proven track record for connecting talented students with rewarding global career opportunities.

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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:

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