If you're in the DC area, we hope you'll come visit us on campus for an Open House or information session. During the academic year, we also offer class visits and opportunities to meet current students and faculty in your program of interest.
New online, on-campus, and regional events are added through the year, so be sure to check this page often for important updates.
Meet with a Graduate Admissions Specialist
We offer the opportunity for prospective applicants and newly admitted students to schedule informational meetings with an SIS Graduate Admissions Representative throughout the week.
Visit our upcoming events calendar to schedule an individual or group information session.
Application Preparation Workshops & Special Online Events
Online Session for RPCVs and current PCVs: Continuing your international service after Peace Corps
Wednesday, December 2, 10:00-11:00am (EST)
Online SIS/Peace Corps Master's International Session: Peace Corps Service or Graduate School? Why not both?
Wednesday, December 2, 12:00-1:00pm (EST)
SIS Faculty Expert Chat with Susan Shepler:
Faculty as Scholar-Practitioners: research in Sierra Leone & Liberia
Wednesday, December 2, 2:00-3:00pm (EST)
Professor Susan Shepler will talk about her recent research into whether and how conflicts in Sierra Leone and Liberia are being taught to young people in those countries.
Online Application Preparation Workshop: First Generation Students
Friday, December 4, 2:00-3:00pm (EST)
This session is specifically designed for students who are the first in their immediate family to graduate from college/university and pursue a master's degree. All interested prospective applicants are welcome to attend.
SIS Faculty Expert Chat with Anthony Wanis-St. John:
Strategic Outlook in the Middle East after the Iran Nuclear Accord
Tuesday, December 8, 6:00-7:00pm (EST)
Negotiation expert Anthony Wanis-St. John analyzes the recent negotiations with Iran and implications for the future in the Middle East.
SIS Faculty Expert Chat with Ken Conca:
water, conflict, and peacebuilding in the Middle East
Monday, December 14, 3:00-4:00pm (EST)
Professor Ken Conca discusses recent practicum projects that he has supervised in the Middle East, including background on the issues investigated, the relationship between the students engaged in the practicum and NGO clients, and overall outcomes for the students and NGO's.
Online Application Preparation Workshop: International Applicants
Tuesday, December 15, 2:00-3:00pm (EST)
This session is specifically designed for students who will be studying in the U.S. for the first time. All interested prospective applicants are welcome to attend.
Online Application Preparation Workshop
Wednesday, December 16, 12:00-1:00pm (EST)
Visit an SIS Class
During the academic year, we offer the opportunity to sit in on a graduate class. This provides a first-hand glimpse of your future graduate education at SIS. Since classroom space is limited, we ask that you please register for no more than two class visits per semester. Please note that class visit dates and times are subject to change.
Fall 2014 Online Event Archive
Did you miss our series of online events this fall? Watch archives of our online Program Sessions, Application Preparation Workshops, Masters International and Peace Corps Fellows sessions and more on the SIS YouTube channel.
Join SIS at events, graduate fairs, and receptions around the world. Click here to view the fall 2015 SIS recruitment calendar to see when an SIS representative will be in your area.
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SIS Graduate Programs
14 master's degrees. 9 dual-degree options. 1 executive program in international service. 6 graduate certificate programs. 1 PhD in international relations. Click here to see all that SIS has to offer.
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