The Elliott School prepares nearly 3,000 students each year for meaningful careers in international affairs.
We develop the next generation of international leaders: leaders with knowledge, character and skills.
Our faculty conducts research, produces scholarship and contributes to the public debate on global issues to advance understanding and to help foster solutions.
We are located just steps from some of the most influential U.S, international and nongovernmental organizations in the world. Our singular position in the heart of the District of Columbia enriches our teaching and research by giving our students and faculty unparalleled opportunities to engage with the international leaders who walk through our doors on a regular basis.
To educate the next generation of international leaders
To conduct research and produce scholarship that advances understanding of important global issues
To engage the public and the policy community in the United States and around the world, thereby fostering international dialogue and shaping policy solutions
Elliott 360: Latest News from the School
"Led by co-chairs, Deborah Lehr, MA ’89, and Frank Wong, BA ’79, the IIEP Executive Circle met for the first time on March 10 via Zoom to discuss the global challenges of our times. Elliott’s newest leadership circle brings vast experience and broad perspective to questions that keep scholars at GW Elliott's Institute for International Economic Policy awake at night." READ MORE...
"During Retired Gen. H. R. McMaster’s one-year tenure as President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, “strategic empathy” was the approach he used in advising the president on foreign policy, an idea he said he borrowed from friend and historian Zachary Schorr." READ MORE...