The Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs sponsors this program through which students can earn a minor in the College or a certificate in the Walsh School of Foreign Service. Participants explore the role of faith and values across topic areas including international relations, comparative politics, history, and culture.
As a Jesuit and Catholic institution, Georgetown is deeply committed to the study of ethics.
The university is home to leading experts in fields such as bioethics, metaethics, and philosophy. Faculty research explores the moral dilemmas associated with an array of issues, such as international affairs, business, medicine, and human rights. Across schools, Georgetown’s commitment to educating future leaders about ethical values is reflected in its curricula and student programming. Several university centers, such as the Kennedy Institute of Ethics, are devoted to understanding the importance of moral principles in education, science and technology, and international relations, among other fields and disciplines.