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SAIS Europe

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Our Legacy

For over 65 years, SAIS Europe has developed creative leaders who can see beyond borders and work across sectors.

City of Bologna

Your Student Experience

Gain an authentic European student experience in a city characterized by tradition and policy innovation.

Johns Hopkins SAIS students in Bologna

Living in Bologna

Find out why Bologna, Italy consistently ranks in the top 10 European cities for quality of life.

Sais Europe Building

Career Services

Through individual coaching, networking events, employer presentations, and more our global team of career professionals will help you navigate your next steps.

Johns Hopkins SAIS' Mike Plummer

Our Faculty

Study with international faculty renowned for their scholarship, influence, and networks.

Sais Europe Library

The Robert H. Evans Library

The library contains one of continental Europe's richest English-language collections on international relations.

Sais Europe Students

Visit Us

SAIS Europe has an open-door policy for prospective students and encourages visits throughout the academic year when classes are in session.

Study with Purpose

SAIS Europe will prepare you to address multifaceted challenges facing the world today. You are encouraged to focus on the issues that matter most to your professional interests. Explore our programs delivered in Bologna, Italy:

Discover SAIS Europe

Learn how, each fall, as students from around the world arrive on campus, a unique, intellectual community is created and lifelong friendships and networks are formed.

Discover SAIS Europe

Explore SAIS Europe

Live and study in the heart of Italy with quick and easy access to the rest of Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East.

Admissions Events

Oct 3 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Online SAIS Event

DIA Panel Discussion and Q & A with Students and Alumni

Please join us for this panel discussion and Q & A with current Doctor of International Affairs students and recent alumni. We request that you attend a general DIA information...

Oct 6 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Online SAIS Event

Mid-Career Master's Degrees Virtual Information Session

The Office of Admissions invites you to join this virtual session to learn more about our on-campus degree programs for experienced professionals, the Master of International Public Policy (MIPP) which...

Oct 6 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Off Campus SAIS Event

Idealist Fair: Chicago, IL

At the Idealist Grad School Fair you'll be able to:


  • Explore graduate programs in social work, public policy, nonprofit management, international affairs, public interest law, social entrepreneurship, and many more...