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Student Stories

From the Marine Corps to World-Class Graduate Studies

"I appreciate the diversity of thought provided by the student population, which has increased my understanding of topics in all of my classes."

Gaining Expertise to Address Economic Policy in the MENA Region

"I chose Johns Hopkins SAIS based on its reputation as one of the top schools in the world with a great diversity of students and professors."

Gaining a Valuable Skill Set in International Economics

"I found the MIEF program to be a perfect choice, especially for allowing me to take such an advanced level of quantitative training in a short time frame."

A Flexible Degree Program with Invaluable Benefits

"Being able to choose my classes has helped me gain a deeper and more coherent understanding of the issues I am most passionate about."

Gaining an Insiders Perspective on US Foreign Policy

"Having former US government officials teaching and speaking openly was very fascinating and informative for me during my semester at Johns Hopkins SAIS."

Finding the Perfect Fit at SAIS Europe

"I had a short list of objectives when searching for a graduate school and when I came across SAIS Europe I knew I found what I had been looking for all along."

Enriching Professional Experiences with Academic Insights

"Gaining the skillset to actively analyze the reports, projects and institutions that I am a part of at the Board has been incredibly rewarding and has made me a better researcher in my professional role."

Acquiring Insights into Economic Growth and Development in International Relations

"I saw the Hopkins-Nanjing Center as the first time to truly broaden my understanding of China and to research the social, economic and political issues that pertained to the country I had developed such a strong interest in."

A Unique Opportunity to Gain New Perspectives

"I have had the opportunity to examine issues not offered at my home university in Berlin and engage in class discussions with many bright and ambitious students."

The Many Benefits of a SAIS Europe Education

"I chose SAIS Europe for its interdisciplinary approach in order to put my experiences into practice."