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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.

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.

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 aren't able to physically visit our campuses.

World-Class Faculty

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

Mason Library

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

Non-Degree Programs

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

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, MA Student

Explore Our Location

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

Campus Events

Nov 13 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Admissions Conference Room, Online SAIS Event

Non-Degree Virtual Information Session

The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) Office of Admissions invites you to learn more about non-degree, certificate, and summer programs by joining an...

Nov 13 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Off Campus SAIS Event

DC-area International Affairs Graduate Programs Information Session

Hear from admissions officers from the below DC-area graduate programs in international affairs speak about graduate school and career opportunities in international affairs.

American University - School of International Service...

Nov 13 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Off Campus SAIS Event

Washington, D.C. Graduate Schools of International Relations - Joint Information Session

Join us to learn more about graduate programs, career opportunities and to network with professionals in international affairs.  Representatives from the following graduate international affairs programs will be available: