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Student Stories

SAIS Runs in the Family

"All voices can be heard at the school, even though we are from so many different backgrounds."

Building My Network in the Heart of Europe

"Attending the school's UN Career trek was an invaluable opportunity for me to connect what I had learned in the classroom with the insights and experiences of current practitioners."

Gaining the Knowledge to Strengthen Communities

"The Master of Arts in International Economics and Finance (MIEF) program offered her a perfect opportunity to pivot into the domain of public policy."

Building Professional Expertise on US Policy Toward China

"The school's faculty has fully supported my efforts to produce research that is academically compelling and translates into clear policy implications."

Fostering a Community of Diverse Voices

"As a Research Assistant for SAIS Women Lead, I have had the chance to explore different regions of the world, meet extraordinary women leaders and foster a community of diverse voices."

Gaining Expertise to Advance My Career in Military Service

"As an MIPP candidate, I can engage and contribute to complex class discussions on diverse topics by drawing from my experiences."

Building My Expertise on US Foreign Policy

"The tools I’m receiving from the Master of Arts in Global Policy (MAGP) program will help me to better understand the foreign policy of my own country and where we stand in the world arena."

An Invaluable Education

"I had the opportunity to meet different alumni for whom Johns Hopkins SAIS represented a pivotal point in their careers, and who have now become leaders in their respective fields, which was extremely motivating."

A Focus on Bolstering Indonesia’s Resilience against Global Challenges

"No matter how intense the debate my colleagues and I had in class, we always found time to connect informally afterward."

An Enriching Education in the Heart of Europe

"Talking with mentors and friends made it clear that SAIS was the best option for me to move forward in the international development field."