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Georgetown University

Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service

Founded in 1919 to educate students and prepare them for leadership roles in international affairs, the School of Foreign Service remains committed to intercultural understanding and service in the global arena, ideals held by its founder and first dean, the Rev. Edmund A. Walsh, S.J. Today, the School conducts an undergraduate program for over 1,400 students and graduate programs to the Master’s level for over 600 students from 70 countries.

Located in the heart of Washington, D.C., students at the School of Foreign Service benefit from opportunities in a unique environment which is not only the seat of the nation’s government but also the headquarters of major international organizations and non-profit institutions, trade and consulting groups, and high technology firms.

The School’s liberal arts undergraduate program includes a two-year required core curriculum followed by two years of multidisciplinary electives. Major fields of study include history, international politics, international economics, comparative and regional studies, culture and politics, and science and technology. Eight interdisciplinary graduate programs — five regional studies programs as well as the Master of Science in Foreign Service, Global Human Development, and the Security Studies Program– are designed to teach students to think about, analyze, and act in the world of the twenty-first century with imagination, good judgment, and compassion.

Degree Programs

  • Master of Science in Foreign Service
  • Master of Arts in Security Studies
  • Master of Global Human Development
  • Master of Arts in Arab Studies
  • Master of Arts in Asian Studies
  • Master of Arts in Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies
  • Master of Arts in German and European Studies
  • Master of Arts in Latin American Studies

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Job Openings

The Walsh School of Foreign Service invites applications for a non-tenure-track faculty position as Professor of the Practice of Development and Deputy Director of the Masters in Global Human Development Program.

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The Events Coordinator manages all aspect of CCAS events such as conferences, lectures, VIP visits, book talks, recognition ceremonies, receptions, and lunches.

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The Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service and the Center for Security Studies seek to fill a non-tenure line professorship in the field of security studies. Rank and discipline are open.

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The School of Foreign Service Senior Director of Development works in partnership with others as the chief architect of a complex and integrated program of development activities for the School.

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The Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service invites applications for a new tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor with a focus on culture and politics.

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The Walsh School of Foreign Service invites applications for an open-rank, tenure-line position in the history of twentieth-century Southeast Asia and/or South Asia.

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Upcoming Events

Join a current Georgetown University MSFS student for a virtual information session.

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Join a current Georgetown University MSFS student for a virtual information session.

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Join a current Georgetown University MSFS student for a virtual information session.

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Program Information Webinar

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Join a current Georgetown University MSFS student for a virtual information session.

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Join a current Georgetown University MSFS student for a virtual information session.

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Meet admissions officers from APSIA member schools to discuss admissions requirements, curricula, financial aid, and collect application information.

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Meet admissions officers from APSIA member schools to discuss admissions requirements, curricula, financial aid, and collect application information.

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Please join us on Thursday, July 21 at 6:00 p.m. for a speaker event and open house for SFS Graduate Degree Programs. The event will commence with a brief presentation on the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service by Professor Tony Arend, Director of the Master of Science in Foreign Service and Senior Associate Dean for Faculty and Graduate Affairs within the SFS. Attendees will also hear about application guidelines and recommendations from a panel of Admissions Officers and have the opportunity to speak with representatives from the eight degree programs.

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