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Events

The Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) is committed to preparing students for success through world-class resources and a supportive community. With our virtual jumpstart event series, that commitment begins even before the first day of class.

These virtual events connect prospective and incoming students with Johns Hopkins SAIS faculty, alumni, and admissions staff. In addition to giving you the opportunity to meet with global risk leaders, these interactive virtual sessions let you learn about the MA in Global Risk (online) program from those who know it best.

The sessions take place on an established timetable, so early applicants have access to more opportunities. The sooner you apply, the sooner you’ll have the chance to secure your place among our community of global leaders. Start your application here.

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Information Session

June 6, 2024
Open to: Anyone who wants to learn more about the MA in Global Risk
Format: Zoom webinar
Upcoming session: June 6, 2024 at 12 p.m. (EST)
How to register: Sign up here

Find out what it’s like to be a student in the MA in Global Risk (online) program via this introductory session led by Program Director and Associate Professor of International Political Economy, Matthias Matthijs, and admissions staff. Go beyond the course listing and get a comprehensive overview of the Johns Hopkins SAIS community and how the coursework expands your skillset.


Application Workshop

TBD
Open to: Anyone who is interested in applying for the MA in Global Risk
Format: Presentation
Upcoming session: TBD
How to register: No registration required

Learn how to craft the best possible application with our Application Workshop, hosted by our admissions staff. This recorded presentation dives into admissions criteria, and tips on how to craft your resume, personal statement, and analytical essay.


Jumpstart Events

New Student Meet-Up

TBD
Open to: Accepted students
Format: Zoom meeting, video encouraged
Upcoming session: TBD at TBD
How to register: Accepted students will receive their invitation via email

Connect with students from around the world who will be joining you in class. This casual event is a unique opportunity to exchange ideas and start expanding your network. Participants will also get a preview of what to expect from the MA in Global Risk (online) program over the upcoming terms.


Faculty Roundtable

TBD
Open to: Accepted students
Format: Zoom meeting, video encouraged
Upcoming session: TBD at TBD
How to register: Accepted students will receive their invitation via email

Meet Director of the Master of Arts in Global Risk and Associate Professor of International Political Economy Matthias Matthijs and other Johns Hopkins SAIS faculty, and hear an exclusive talk about some of the most pressing issues related to international relations, policy, and finance. Attendees will be able to participate in a live Q&A about modern risk management and about the master’s program.


Student Events

Johns Hopkins SAIS Open House

TBD
Open to: Current and newly matriculated students
Format: In person or online
Upcoming session: Next Event in 2025
How to register: Current students will receive their invitation via email

Join staff, faculty, and current students to explore all the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies has to offer. The open house takes place at our brand new, state-of-the-art facility at 555 Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, DC. Sessions include faculty speakers, exploring your program, student services, alumni panels, and more!


Student Roundtable

Fall Semester
Open to: Current students
Format: Online
Upcoming session: Fall Semester
How to register: Current students will receive their invitation via email

Network with alumni and peers across cohorts at this once-annual event that focuses on careers in the field. In breakout sessions, attendees will hear about projects and initiatives undertaken by fellow students and program alumni. Participants will also have the opportunity to form connections with peers, including those from other cohorts.


Presenters

Matthias Matthijs

Matthias Matthijs

Matthias Matthijs, Director of the Master of Arts in Global Risk and Associate Professor of International Political Economy

Matthias Matthijs is the Director of the Master of Arts in Global Risk. His research focuses on the politics of economic crises, the role of economic ideas in economic policymaking, and the politics of regional integration. At SAIS, he teaches courses in international relations and comparative politics, and he was twice awarded the Max M. Fisher Prize for Excellence in Teaching, both in 2011 and 2015. He is also a Senior Fellow for Europe at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) and serves as the Chair of the European Union Studies Association (EUSA). Matthijs is co-editor of The Future of the Euro, published by Oxford University Press in 2015, and author of Ideas and Economic Crises in Britain from Attlee to Blair (1945-2005), published by Routledge in 2011. The latter is based on his doctoral dissertation, which received the Samuel H. Beer Prize for Best Dissertation in British Politics by a North American scholar, awarded by the British Politics Group of the American Political Science Association (APSA) in 2010.

Lynne Green

Lynne Green

Admissions Counselor, AllCampus

Lynne Green has over 12 years of experience within higher education. She holds an MBA and MHRM degree and is an advocate for ongoing education. Her combined experiences in business operations, IT and higher education help her to understand students' needs in the workplace. She strives to provide excellent support and service throughout the admissions process.

Apply Now

The next application deadline is May 6, 2024 and you can apply online today! If you have questions in advance of these events, our admissions counselors are available to help. Start a chat now, call +1 888-513-5303 (toll-free), or email saisonline@jhu.edu.