Science and Technology

Science and Technology

Georgetown is home to a range of science and technology programs that engage global issues such as health and the environment.

Leading interdisciplinary programs include the Science, Technology, and International Affairs program (Walsh School of Foreign Service) and the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Public Health Law (Law Center). Georgetown is also home to a new university-wide Environment Initiative. Georgetown’s location in the nation’s capital places it in close proximity to key resources including the National Academy of Science, the National Science Foundation, and the Smithsonian Institution. Georgetown’s scientific work is also inflected by its Jesuit tradition, which emphasizes the centrality of ethics. It is home to the Kennedy Institute of Ethics, which was founded in 1971.

Bioethics Research Library
The Bioethics Research Library is a resource for bioethics scholars worldwide. It is open to faculty, staff, students, and visiting researchers, and provides a historical study space for the Georgetown community.
Institute for Law, Science, and Global Security
Formerly the Institute for International Law and Politics, the Institute for Law, Science, and Global Security was founded in 2009. The institute promotes teaching and research on the role and influence of law in international affairs. It examines…
Kennedy Institute of Ethics

The Kennedy Institute of Ethics is a center for practically engaged ethics at Georgetown University. Established in 1971 with a founding interest in medical ethics, it is one of the oldest academic ethics centers in the world.


Certificate in Epidemiology

Clean Energy and Carbon Pollution Reduction Resources

Conversations in Bioethics

Core Pathways

Encyclopedia of Islamic Bioethics

Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications Working Group of the Global Virome Project

Georgetown Environment Initiative


International Conference on Cyber Engagement

Islamic Bioethics Project

Islamic Medical and Scientific Ethics

J.D./M.A. in German and European Studies

Khorana Program for Scholars

LL.M. in National Security Law

M.A. in Communication, Culture, and Technology

M.A. in German and European Studies

M.A. in German and European Studies/Master of Public Policy

M.A. in German and European Studies/Ph.D. in Government

M.A. in Latin American Studies/Ph.D. in Government

M.S. in Biohazardous Threat Agents and Emerging Infectious Diseases

M.S. in Biomedical Science Policy and Advocacy

M.S. in Biostatistics

M.S. in Environmental Metrology and Policy

M.S. in Foreign Service Internship Opportunity with Koe Koe Tech

M.S. in Global Health

M.S. in Microbiology and Immunology

Major in Science, Technology, and International Affairs

Master of Professional Studies in Urban and Regional Planning

Max M. and Marjorie B. Kampelman Collection of Jewish Ethics

Minor in Environmental Studies

Minor in Philosophy and Bioethics

O'Neill Institute-Pellegrino Center Program in Brain Science and Global Health Law and Policy

Practitioners and Faith-Inspired Development Interview Series

Program on Science in the Public Interest

S.N. Bose Scholars Program

Shigeo Morioka Asian Bioethics Collection

The Church and Nuclear Issues

The Nuclear Question in the Middle East

The Robert Cook-Deegan Human Genome Archive

U.S. Bioethics Commissions

Winston Churchill Scholarships