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Last modified: April 30, 2010, 2:37 PM
The Center for International Science and Technology Policy (CISTP) is a world leader in international public policy research and education in science, technology, and innovation. It hosts visiting scholars from around the world and offers a Master of Arts degree program in International Science and Technology Policy. Center faculty oversee the coursework and dissertation research of students working in related fields throughout the George Washington Univ. Through major international conferences and seminars, CISTP facilitates and inspires collaboration among scientists, policy experts, government and industry leaders on science and technology related issues. The Center collaborates with international governmental research institutes and agencies on advances in scientific and technological policy making.
CISTP houses GW's Space Policy Institute, which concentrates its research and instruction on issues related to the U.S. and global space programs, including human space flight, space transportation, earth observations from space, and space law.