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Student Stories

Studying in the Epicenter of Global Policymaking

"The school's location in Washington, DC has offered opportunities to engage with others in the international relations field while studying in the heart of where American foreign policy is formulated."

Developing Expertise in Global Risk

"The MAGR program has offered me a balanced combination of courses in politics, economics and finance and training in highly relevant technical skills."

Valuable Skills and Networking Opportunities Gained Through a Flexible Program for Working Professionals

"I am constantly inspired by the intellect and unique perspectives my classmates contribute every day."

A Top-Rated Education in the Heart of Europe

"I have enjoyed the rich class discussions and benefited from different experiences, views and opinions from students with a wide-range of backgrounds and cultures."

An Enriching Cultural Experience While Earning a Dual Degree

Christina RieglerMasters of Arts in International Affairs (MAIA) ’19 After learning more about the school from its alumni, Christina was confident that a dual degree from SAIS Europe and her former graduate institution, Leiden University […]

Gaining Well-Rounded Expertise Through a Dual Degree

"I have been very impressed with the diversity of the student community, the employers that recruit from campus, and the on-campus events."

Developing Expertise on Sino-Latin American Relations

"While studying at the HNC, the bilingual and multicultural environment gave me the opportunity to engage in meaningful class discussions, listen to different perspectives from classmates and study complex problems in Mandarin with both Chinese and other international students."

A Cultural Immersion Outside the Classroom

"Living in a bilingual environment was extremely helpful in acquiring Chinese language abilities and supporting my Chinese friends with their English."

Gain Expertise on the Energy Sector in the US and China

"Through the Energy, Resources and Environment concentration, I have learned more about technology focused policy and I have gained traction in the energy sector."

Building a Career Around Impact Investment

"The cohort-based program has given me the chance to become better acquainted with my professors and colleagues and learn from the unique perspectives they have to offer."