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OUR NEW HOME AT 555 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE

In fall 2023, Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) will welcome students to our new home at 555 Pennsylvania Avenue.

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 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.

Johns Hopkins SAIS student

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

Jul 7 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...

Jul 12 8:00 am - 9:00 am Online SAIS Event

SAIS Europe Information Session

This information session will provide a general overview of all SAIS Europe programs offered at our campus in Bologna, Italy. This includes:


  • Master of Arts in International Affairs
  • Master of...

Jul 14 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Online SAIS Event

Hopkins-Nanjing Center Virtual Information Session

The Hopkins-Nanjing Center (HNC) admissions office will host an information session on the admissions and financial aid application process for all Hopkins-Nanjing Center programs. The Hopkins-Nanjing Center, an educational collaboration...