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Student Stories

An Enriching Education in the Heart of Europe

"My studies have offered me an analytical framework for learning about Europe’s history, political economy and relationship with the rest of the world."

Developing Expertise in Global Energy

"I was instrumental in bringing together students and alumni to discuss critical issues in global energy and infrastructure for the 2018 Infrastructure Conference."

A Firsthand Experience in the U.S. Military from the 19th Century to Present

"Participating in the Maryland Campaign of 1862 Staff Ride was a rich learning experience and a sobering reminder of the costs of war."

Enriching Student Life on Two Continents

"Having never been to either Europe or the US, I believed the school would provide the best of both worlds: top class education and a global perspective."

Building a Better Future for Refugees

"I knew I wanted to attend a school with strong conflict management and international development departments and Johns Hopkins SAIS was the only institution that fit the bill."

Exemplary Leadership at Johns Hopkins SAIS

"Johns Hopkins SAIS gave me more than just learning opportunities, but also a true sense of community and the chance to build leadership skills."

Gaining Insights and Expertise from Two Global Institutions

"I admired the pioneering work in the study of Indian domestic politics by Professor Walter Andersen, Director of the South Asia Studies program."

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."

An Entrepreneur Looking to Make a Difference in Africa

"I was very excited to see that the school offers support to students who have an interest in entrepreneurship."

Building Community at Johns Hopkins SAIS

As the SGA Social Chair, my goal is to make Johns Hopkins SAIS a fun and engaging place for all students – where they can make friendships and connections that will last them for life.