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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.


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.

A Virtual Thanksgiving Celebration

To commemorate the US Thanksgiving holiday, the school’s Student Government Organization brought the school together through a virtual hands-on cooking event.

Upcoming Events

Oct 18 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm Online SAIS Event

Where Will Europe Fail and Where Will it Succeed

H. 12:30 PM EDT // H. 6:30 PM CEST

Erhard Busek, Former Austrian Vice Chancellor, delivers a seminar in the Bologna Institute for Policy Research European and Eurasian Studies Series...

Oct 18 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm Online SAIS Event

A Conversation with G. John Ikenberry, Albert G. Milbank Professor of Politics & International Affairs, Princeton

Join SAIS Interim Dean Kent E. Calder for a conversation with G. John Ikenberry, Albert G. Milbank Professor of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton University in the Department...

Oct 19 10:00 am - 11:30 am Kenney Herter Auditorium, 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington DC, Online SAIS Event

Book Event: Here Right Matters, An American Story

Retired U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman, who found himself at the center of a firestorm for his decision to report the phone call between former U.S. President Donald Trump...