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Research Centers, Institutes, and Initiatives

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Our Research

Through the school's world-class research centers, institutes, and initiatives you will have the opportunity to meet thought leaders, policymakers, and heads of state.

Johns Hopkins SAIS event with  Condoleezza Rice

Foreign Policy Institute

FPI connects the worlds of policy and academia through innovative research and programming. FPI’s affiliated fellows and scholars are eminent scholar-practitioners with diverse expertise in international policy.

Johns Hopkins SAIS event with Henry Kissinger

The Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs

Acting as a bridge between ideas and action, the Kissinger Center trains future policymakers in long-term strategic analysis through an interdisciplinary approach to the study of international affairs.


Diversity Week 2021

Johns Hopkins SAIS celebrated its fourth annual Diversity Week Oct. 4-8th through a series of virtual and in-person events hosted by the Diversity Council, Office of Marketing, Communications and Community Engagement, Office of Admissions, Global Careers, SAIS Women Lead, Student Diversity Coalition (SDC), Black Student Union (BSU), SAIS Pride, and Global Women in Leadership (GWIL).

SAIS Perspectives Spring Career Panel

The student-run publication, SAIS Perspectives, hosted a discussion with four alumni working in the field of International Development.

A Conversation with New Zealand’s Ambassador to the United States

New Zealand’s Ambassador to the United States, Rosemary Banks, shared insights on on New Zealand – US relations.

2021 Black History Month Celebration

The SAIS Diversity Council, SAIS Student Diversity Coalition and SAIS Black Student Union hosted a variety of virtual activities celebrating African-American culture and history in honor of Black History Month.

Perfect Pitch: Global Edition

Students and alumni connected virtually for the school's Global Career Services' annual Perfect Pitch event.

A Virtual Career Trek to America's Heartland

Students participated in a virtual career trek to America’s heartland, where they gained perspective on the impact of American foreign policy on the heartland.

Upcoming Events

Jan 27 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm Online SAIS Event

The Jihadi Battle for Hearts and Minds: A View from the Ground

H. 12:30 PM EST // H. 6:30 PM CET

Elizabeth Kendal, Senior Research Fellow in Arabic and Islamic Studies at Pembroke College, Oxford University, delivers a seminar in the...

Feb 3 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm Online SAIS Event

Turkey, Russia and the Struggle for Power in the Middle East and North Africa

H. 12:30 PM EST // H. 6:30 PM CET

Marc Pierini, Carnegie Europe, Belgium, delivers a seminar in the Bologna Institute for Policy Research European and Eurasian Studies Series.


Feb 7 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm Online SAIS Event

New Challenges to Transatlantic and European Security

H. 12:30 PM EST // H. 6:30 PM CET

Antonio Missiroli, University of Leiden; NATO's Defence College in Rome; Sciences Po Paris, Italy, delivers a seminar in the SAIS...