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If you are looking for a vibrant academic community — one with a global perspective and a commitment to the public good — then look no further than Washington, DC, and GW’s Elliott School of International Affairs.

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The Space Policy Institute

Space Policy Institute

International Science & Technology Policy

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Allison Macfarlane, Program Director
At the Forefront of International Science and Technology Policy Education

Scientific and technological advances provide the basis of international competitiveness and account for the bulk of national growth and the improvement of the quality of life around the world. The ability to create, adapt, and adopt new technologies defines modern societies. In today's global environment, the need for innovation is essential for solving societal problems and staying ahead of competition. Developments in information technology, space exploration, genetic modification and advances in material science are governed and shaped by institutions that set science and technology policy.

In the News

Who Owns the Moon?

December 25, 2015

Henry Hertzfeld explains the international system that governs ownership in space at TEDx Indiana University.

What you need to know about the cyberspying deal with China

October 01, 2015

Henry Farrell breaks down the U.S. cyberspying agreement with China and the likely consequences of the deal in The Washington Post.