Why the Elliott School?
At the Elliott School, the study of international affairs is not an abstract exercise. Elliott School students are encouraged to analyze complex global issues, ask the tough questions, share their knowledge, and ultimately, prepare to make a difference in the world.
Our renowned research institutes and central Washington, DC, location complement academic programs by providing students direct access to scholarly experts, policymakers, and international leaders.
Engage in dynamic academic programs.
Our academic programs combine in-depth analysis with practical applications of
today's critical international affairs issues. What's more, our interdisciplinary
approach and collaborative classroom settings provide students invaluable skills
that enable them to analyze an issue through a multitude of lenses.
Experience hands-on training by skilled scholars and policymaking professionals.
Our top-notch faculty includes renowned scholars, award-winning researchers, and senior policymakers. Together, they deliver a multi-dimensional curriculum that provides students with both theoretical and practical approaches to international affairs.
Leverage comprehensive career development.
From the moment new students arrive, GW and Elliott School career development
teams are ready to help them strategically plan for their careers. Career counseling,
career fairs, and employer networking programs are just some of the services
available to guide students to meaningful job opportunities. The approach works…
our network of more than 16,000 Elliott School alumni can be found in leadership
positions around the world.
Hear from the Elliott School community.
Our students, faculty, and alumni are part of a vibrant community that is dedicated to understanding and solving some of the world's toughest problems. Learn what the Elliott School experience means to them.
Watch the videos:
- Dean Micheal E. Brown discusses the unique advantages of an Elliott School education
- International Students - Six current and former graduate students from around the world discuss their Elliott School experiences.
- Andrea Ruiz shares the ways in which the Elliott School helped her to take her grassroots initiative to provide books to children in less developed countries to the next level.
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