Georgetown’s main campus houses six schools that offer an array of intellectually rigorous programs designed to guide our undergraduate and graduate students toward their academic and professional goals. Our degrees include the arts and sciences, international relations, business administration, public policy, specialized certificates and continuing education programs, and executive education.

Latest News
  • PBK Initiation Ceremony 2019

    On May 16, 2019, the newest class of members at Georgetown University’s Phi Beta Kappa (PBK) “Delta of the District of Columbia” chapter were inducted into the nation’s oldest and most prestigious academic honor society. The ceremony keynote address was delivered by GU alumni and fellow PBK member, Dan Porterfield (C’83), President and CEO of The Aspen Institute.

  • GU Alumni Wins Fulbright-Nat Geo Award

    Georgetown University alumni Emily “Emi” Koch, C’12 (Psychology), the National Geographic 2018 Adventurer of the Year, has recently been awarded the Fulbright-National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellowship for 2018-2019.

  • John & Patricia Baker
    Baker Trust For Transformational Learning to be Established at Georgetown

    Georgetown Receives $20 Million Gift from Patricia and Jon M. Baker (C’64) for the Baker Trust for Transformational Learning. The Trust will accelerate Georgetown’s efforts to reshape students’ educational journeys.

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    Main Campus Research Services

    Georgetown is committed to the expansion of scholarly discourse and the discovery of knowledge in all of its areas of academic focus. The Main Campus Research is having a new process for research administration, reach researchadmin@georgetown.edu for general inquires.

Provost's Blog

  • How Faculty Work Together
    September 11, 2019
    There are few organizations that provide such freedom of activity as universities, permitting faculty great autonomy in choosing their focus of research and scholarship. While the teaching activities are specified by the curriculum and the service obligations by unit, school, and university structures, individual faculty members can pursue their interests solely constrained by the peer […]
  • First-Year Research Seminars
    September 4, 2019
    As I mentioned in a post awhile back, the most recent intellectual life report from the faculty of the main campus recommended that all first-year students have the opportunity to experience an intensive seminar. The recommendation was “We recommend the creation and support of first year seminar courses for all undergraduates in all schools, designed […]
  • When Does a Academic Field Become a Field?
    August 28, 2019
    One of the key functions of universities historically was to validate the existence of academic fields. The validation often manifested itself as degree concentrations or majors, departments, and schools. There seems to be a natural progression in the evolution of this validation process. The establishment of an interest group often is often a first step. […]
  • A Campus Coming Alive
    August 21, 2019
    One of the great myths about universities is that they close up shop in the summer months. From a provost’s vantage point, the summer months do have a distinct character but not much of a slowdown. There are many summer professional workshops providing research exchanges among scholars, high school college preparatory institutes, faculty in laboratories […]