Global Georgetown

Academic excellence, a DC location, and service to the world are at the core of Georgetown University's global identity. An international community of scholars and students based in the nation’s capital, Georgetown advances the common good through research, teaching, and outreach around global issues.

Actor David Strathairn sitting on a bench on Georgetown's campus, next to a sitting statue of Jan Karski.

In a new theatrical performance, Academy Award nominee David Strathairn portrays Holocaust witness Jan Karski, who risked his life to carry his harrowing report from war-torn Poland to the Oval Office and later became a Georgetown professor.

Cloud of smoke emerging from the ground behind a tree line, obscuring the sky.

In an op-ed in the Washington Post, environmental history professor Dagomar Degroot expresses concern for future generations living in a warmer world but cautions against climate "doomism" and urges us to realize our adaptive capacities.

Farmer in a straw hat holding a yellow cacao pod

In an op-ed for the Hill, School of Foreign Service professor Marc Busch explains why U.S. agricultural exporters should care about a new "cocoa war" created by the European Union’s Green Deal and its Farm to Fork Strategy.

Bruce Hoffman

Terrorism expert Bruce Hoffman offers expert commentary as part of an Associated Press story examining whether Al-Qaeda would now be able to quickly use Afghanistan as a launchpad for attacks against the United States.

Hariri Building Interior Glass Ceiling

Two recent Georgetown McDonough MBA graduates, Tomas Valdes (MBA’21) and Tristan Schnader (MBA’21), received placement in the distinguished Fulbright U.S. Student Program to pursue their research in Brazil and the United Arab Emirates.