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
In one of the most inspiring campus events to date, 1,000 lucky GW students, including an unprecedented number from the Elliott School, enthusiastically participated in an April 25 town hall with the President of the Republic of France, Emmanuel Macron.
Why does Switzerland, surrounded by countries targeted for Islamic State attacks, remain untouched? Is a rigorous security policy keeping Europe’s “neutral” country safe? The answer, according to a team of Elliott School graduate students, is a firm “no.”