Global Presence.
International Perspective.

A Conversation on the Middle East
Stephen J. Hadley, former national security advisor to President George W. Bush, joined SAIS to share his insight on the latest developments in the region and the path forward. 

Combatting Terrorism

Sarah Sewall, under secretary of State for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights joined SAIS to speak on the United States government's broad-based strategy to address violent extremism.

Adapt to Win

Mike White, M.A., '76 and CEO of DIRECTV joined SAIS to share his insights on the complexities of today's emerging global business markets. 

Global Policy Program (GPP)
SAIS has extended its degree programs with the launch of a new Master of Arts in Global Policy Program (GPP) for experienced professionals.

SAIS Summer Programs
Join us this summer in Washington and experience international affairs. SAIS summer programs is an ideal opportunity to prepare for graduate-level work, learn another language and network with peers from a spectrum of industries. Apply today!

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Dean Nasr at World Affairs Council
Dean Vali Nasr joined World Affairs Council for a discussion on challenges facing the Middle East. Read More »
Students in the Master of International Economics and Finance (M.I.E.F) Program at SAIS take a photo with Luqiu Luwei, executive news editor for Phoenix Television, front row center, during their study trip to Hong Kong.
S. Fredrick Starr: The Lost Enlightenment
Ashraf Ghani, president of Afghanistan paid tribute to S. Frederick Starr, chairman of the Central Asia-Caucasus Institute at SAIS and his book “The Lost Enlightenment,” during a dinner hosted by Secretary John Kerry in honor of President Ghani. (23:43) Watch Video »
SAIS Europe Seminars
Frederic Bozo spoke about NATO and the Iraqi Crisis of 2003. See Seminar Report »
Faculty Spotlight: John Lipsky
Dr. John Lipsky, senior fellow at SAIS’ Foreign Policy Institute (FPI) delivered Exim Bank’s annual commencement day lecture, 2015 in Mumbai, India. Read More »
News: Iran Nuclear Talks
Daniel Serwer, senior research professor of Conflict Management joined CNBC to offer perspective on the Iran nuclear talks. Watch Video »
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Spend your summer at SAIS! Take an evening language course in Arabic, Chinese, Russian or English, at the beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels. SAIS' language courses are unique for their emphasis on political, economic, and international topics. Apply Now to the Summer Language Program! »
Op-Ed: Has ISIS brutality shifted the political dynamics of terrorism?
Christopher Sands, director for the Center for Canadian Studies at SAIS writes about Canada's response to the Islamist terror threat in his latest op-ed for The Hill. Photo: Jamie McCaffrey/cc Flickr Read More »
News: Boko Haram and the Islamic State
Nathaniel D.F. Allen, SAIS PhD candidate writes about the Islamic State, Boko Haram and the evolution of international jihad in The Washington Post. Read More »
Career Trek
SAIS students visit Bloomberg New Energy Finance during a Career Trek to London in January.
Alumni Spotlight: Kitty Harvey
Kitty Harvey, SAIS '11 reflects on the value of learning outside the classroom through SAIS' annual Staff Rides. Read More »