Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)

  • DC


1740 Massachusetts Ave, NW
United States

About Us

The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) of Johns Hopkins University is one of the leading graduate schools of international affairs. SAIS offers a two-year Master of Arts degree in International Relations, a one-year Master of International Public Policy degree for mid-career professionals, and a Doctorate of Philosophy program in a specific field of specialization.

For 60 years, SAIS has been preparing the next generation of leaders in the field of international affairs. Our interdisciplinary program provides a solid grounding in economic principles, language and cultural studies, and policy analysis. The combination of scholarly and practical interests among the faculty and students at SAIS creates a dynamic learning environment for young and mid-career professionals alike. With campuses in Washington, D.C., Bologna, Italy, and Nanjing, China, SAIS is the only graduate school of its kind that is truly international.