Georgetown is an international leader in the study of peace and security issues.
The School of Foreign Service offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in international studies and is home to the Security Studies Program and the Institute for Women, Peace and Security. Georgetown College offers a master's degree in conflict resolution and recently introduced a justice and peace studies major. The university's Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs explores issues of faith, justice, and peace connected with Georgetown's identity as a leading global university in the Catholic and Jesuit tradition. Georgetown’s Washington, D.C., location gives students and faculty access to U.S. government organizations, including the Departments of State and Defense and the U.S. Institute of Peace, as well as a range of other think tanks and institutes focused on security questions.