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Living in Washington DC

From power meetings on K Street's lobby headquarters to the vibrant nightlife of H Street, Washington DC is known as a top US city for young professionals.

Johns Hopkins SAIS students sitting on the front lawn of the Nitze Building

Your Student Experience

Students on the Washington DC campus can access a wealth of resources, including our robust career services, student activities and organizations, publication opportunities, and wellbeing and support services.

Johns Hopkins SAIS students at a career fair

Visit Us

Visiting the Washington DC campus is a great way to meet students, attend a class, and experience the Johns Hopkins SAIS advantage for yourself. We also offer online information sessions for those who are not able to physically visit our campuses.

Johns Hopkins SAIS panel discussion

World-Class Faculty

Our world-class faculty bring real-world experience and expertise to the study of international relations.

Johns Hopkins SAIS students in the school's library

Mason Library

The Mason Library provides students and faculty with full-scale research support and services.

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Non-Degree Programs

Learn about individual courses and opportunities for part-time study on our campus in the heart of Washington DC.

Johns Hopkins SAIS students in front of the US Department of State

Career Services

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

Living & Learning in DC

We asked current students what it's like to live and study in DC. Their answers may surprise you.

"DC is a very international city. It's also where a lot of the people I'm interested in working with happen to live." – Stephanie Eyocko, MAIR Student

Explore Our Location

Our Washington DC location is just steps away from organizations that shape the world.

Admissions Events

Nov 29 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Online SAIS Event

SAIS Europe Open Day (Virtual)

Join us virtually on Monday, November 29th to learn what it means to be a part of our talented, ambitious, and connected global community.

During our Open Day, you...

Dec 1 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm Kenney Herter Auditorium, 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington DC, Online SAIS Event

International Cooperation in Defense and Intelligence Panel

The panel, “International Cooperation in Defense, Intelligence, and Security,” gathers senior leaders with depth of background and experience in working with international partners to further mutual security objectives.  The panelists...

Dec 1 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Online SAIS Event

Best Practices in Applying to Graduate Schools in International Affairs

Admissions representatives from several top graduate programs of international affairs will focus on their programs and admissions requirements.

This session will include brief presentations by:

Columbia University – School of...