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MAIA Cooperative Degree Partners

SAIS Europe offers cooperative two-year degree programs with leading European universities. You may begin your course of study at either institution, earning a Diploma or Master’s degree from both. You must apply to, and be accepted at, both institutions.

If you are entering  from a cooperative degree program, you will receive advanced standing for the first year courses taken at the partner program (usually 56-60 ECTS). You must then fulfill 32 US graduate credits through a combination of coursework and/or a thesis, in addition to the school’s requirements in economics and English language proficiency.

Certificate in Chinese and American Studies + Master of Arts in International Affairs 

This two-year program allows students to complete a Certificate in Chinese and American Studies at the Hopkins-Nanjing Center (HNC), as well as a Master of Arts in International Affairs (MAIA) at SAIS Europe. Students spend one year (fall/spring) at each campus, and may begin their studies at either location. Students apply separately to both programs.

Institut d’études politiques de Lille (Sciences Po Lille, France)

If you are pursuing your first year of study for the Master’s cycle at Lille you can apply to SAIS Europe in Bologna for a second year of study. Upon successful completion of your second year at SAIS Europe and all of the requirements of Sciences Po, you will earn both a Master’s degree from Sciences Po and Master of Arts in International Affairs (MAIA) from Johns Hopkins SAIS. If you begin at SAIS Europe you will earn the Diploma in International Studies and then go on to pursue a Master’s at Sciences Po Lille.

Diplomatic Academy of Vienna, Austria

If you begin the program in Vienna you can apply to spend your second year of study in Bologna at SAIS Europe. Upon successful completion of all the requirements, you will earn an MAIA from Johns Hopkins SAIS. If you begin your first year of study at SAIS Europe you can spend your second year at the Diplomatic Academy. Upon successful completion of your first year at SAIS Europe you can then earn the one-year Diploma. After successful completion of the second year in Vienna, you will earn a Master of Advanced International Studies (MAIS) from the Diplomatic Academy and a Diploma.

SOAS University of London 

Begin your studies at either SAIS Europe or at SOAS University of London in one of the pre-approved master of science programs and after completing degree requirements you will receive both the MAIA degree from Johns Hopkins SAIS and a master of science from SOAS University of London.

MSc African Politics
MSc Asian Politics
MSc Development Economics
MSc Development Studies
MSc Economics
MSc Environment, Politics and Development
MSc Global Economic Governance and Policy
MSc Globalization and Development
MSc International Politics
MSc Middle East Politics
MSc Political Economy of Development
MSc Politics of China
MSc Politics of Conflict, Rights, & Justice
MSc State, Society and Development
MSc Violence, Conflict and Development

* Detailed MSc degree requirements are specific to the programs above and are available at the SOAS University of London website

 

University of Leiden, the Netherlands

If you are pursuing your first year of Master’s study at Leiden you can apply to SAIS Europe for a second year of study. Upon successful completion of your second year at SAIS Europe, you will earn both a Master of Arts in International Relations (Humanities) from the University of Leiden and a MAIA from Johns Hopkins SAIS. If you begin at SAIS Europe you may earn the Diploma in International Studies and then go on to pursue a Master of Arts in International Relations at the University of Leiden.

University of Bologna, Italy

SAIS Europe offers four, two-year cooperative degree programs with the University of Bologna at campuses in Bologna, Forlì and Rimini:
  • Facoltà di Scienze Politiche, Bologna and Forlì. If you begin the program at the University of Bologna and complete your second year at SAIS Europe you will earn both a Laurea Magistrale in Relazioni Internazionali (RILM) and an MAIA from Johns Hopkins SAIS. If you begin at University of Bologna, Forlì and complete your second year at SAIS Europe you will earn both a Laurea Magistrale in Scienze Internazionali e Diplomatiche (SID) and an MAIA from Johns Hopkins SAIS. If you complete your first year of study at SAIS Europe you may earn a Diploma and then pursue either the RILM or SID at the University of Bologna.
  • Resource Economics and Sustainable Development of the School of Economics, Management and Statistics, Rimini. If you begin the program at the University of Bologna, Rimini and complete your second year at SAIS Europe you will earn both a Laurea Magistrale in Economics and Market Policy and a MAIA from Johns Hopkins SAIS. If you complete your first year of study at SAIS Europe you can earn the Diploma and then pursue the Laurea Magistrale in Economics and Market Policy at the University of Bologna, Rimini.
  • School of Economics, Management and Statistics, Bologna. If you begin the program at the University of Bologna, Department of Economics, and complete your second year at SAIS Europe you will earn both a Laurea Magistrale in Economics and a MAIA from Johns Hopkins SAIS. If you complete your first year of study at SAIS Europe and second year at the University of Bologna you will earn both the MAIA degree from Johns Hopkins SAIS Europe and the Laurea Magistrale in Economics from the University of Bologna.