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Through the school's world-class research centers, institutes, and initiatives you will have the opportunity to meet thought leaders, policymakers, and heads of state.

Johns Hopkins SAIS event with  Condoleezza Rice

Foreign Policy Institute

FPI connects the worlds of policy and academia through innovative research and programming. FPI’s affiliated fellows and scholars are eminent scholar-practitioners with diverse expertise in international policy.

Johns Hopkins SAIS event with Henry Kissinger

The Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs

Acting as a bridge between ideas and action, the Kissinger Center trains future policymakers in long-term strategic analysis through an interdisciplinary approach to the study of international affairs.


SAIS Europe’s Third Annual Staff Ride to Salerno and Monte Cassino

During the first week of April, 26 SAIS Europe students traveled to southern Italy to conduct a staff ride focusing on the Italian Campaign during World War II.

Resumption of International Staff Rides: Pearl Harbor ISR 2022

Over Spring Break, 41 SAIS students and faculty traveled to Hawaii to conduct a staff ride to study the attack on Pearl Harbor. A staff ride is an immersive, experiential study of a military battle or campaign.

Diversity Week 2021

Johns Hopkins SAIS celebrated its fourth annual Diversity Week Oct. 4-8th through a series of virtual and in-person events hosted by the Diversity Council, Office of Marketing, Communications and Community Engagement, Office of Admissions, Global Careers, SAIS Women Lead, Student Diversity Coalition (SDC), Black Student Union (BSU), SAIS Pride, and Global Women in Leadership (GWIL).

SAIS Perspectives Spring Career Panel

The student-run publication, SAIS Perspectives, hosted a discussion with four alumni working in the field of International Development.

A Conversation with New Zealand’s Ambassador to the United States

New Zealand’s Ambassador to the United States, Rosemary Banks, shared insights on on New Zealand – US relations.

2021 Black History Month Celebration

The SAIS Diversity Council, SAIS Student Diversity Coalition and SAIS Black Student Union hosted a variety of virtual activities celebrating African-American culture and history in honor of Black History Month.

Upcoming Events

Jul 7 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Online SAIS Event

2021-2022 Supreme Court Term: Everything You Wanted to Know

Round up of the momentous 2022 Spring term Supreme Court session: climate change, religious schooling, guns, abortion rights, and more.

Come join SAIS Professor Steven Schneebaum to hear what this means...