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North America

Georgetown University is home to centers, programs, and activities that relate specifically to North America.

The university houses the American Studies Program and engages in extensive collaborations with universities based in Canada. In addition, Georgetown scholars across disciplines address transnational questions with a particular impact on the United States, such as migration and climate change. The university's Washington, D.C. location gives rise to multiple connections with the policy world around global issues.

Department of African American Studies

The Department of African American Studies offers undergraduate major and minor opportunities in which students examine the experiences and contributions of people of the African diaspora in the United States and globally.

Georgetown Law

Founded in 1870, Georgetown Law offers Juris Doctor, Master of Laws, Doctor of Juridical Science, and non-degree programs in the legal field. 

American Studies Program
The American Studies Program in the Georgetown College is an interdisciplinary major that explores the evolution of American society from European colony to the present with a special focus on the intellectual and cultural dimensions of the American…
McCourt School of Public Policy
Founded in 2013, the McCourt School of Public Policy seeks to teach students to help design smart policies and put them into practice in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors, in the U.S. and around the world. 
Certificate in International Migration Studies
This certificate program is offered by the Institute for the Study of International Migration through the School of Continuing Studies. Participants discuss global migration trends, national and local security conditions, and social issues driving…
Department of Government
The Department of Government is an academic department in the College offering graduate and undergraduate programs that seek to provide theoretical and practical knowledge and skills that will be important within and beyond the discipline of…