The Elliott School prepares more than 2,500 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
"A Brief History of Security Policy Studies at Elliott, 1979-2024 By Professor Paul D. Williams, SPS Program Director The Elliott School’s M.A. program in Security Policy Studies (SPS) was born out of the George Washington University’s collaboration with U.S. military..."
"The Elliott School of International Affairs and GW’s College of Professional Studies partner with the Ronald Reagan Institute to give students a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. January 31, 2024 | Authored by: Danielle Robleski A summer in Washington, DC is..."
"In honor of Black History Month, we caught up with Kyle Farmbry, ESIA BA ’92, GWSB MPA ’94, PhD ’99, to learn how GW and the Elliott School influenced his career in higher education. Authored by: GW Alumni Association GW: Tell us about what you are doing now and why..."