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.

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    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

  • The Science of Learning in Practice
    June 19, 2019
    I was treated to a lecture a few days ago about the mismatch between the cumulated research in the social science and neuroscience of learning and the traditional 20th century university class organization. It was both confirming of much of the educational innovation occurring at Georgetown and humbling at what more needs to be done. […]
  • Ingredients of Problem-Oriented Centers and Institutes
    June 12, 2019
    Georgetown, as a Jesuit institution, has special mission among universities. Like all of them, its task is to educate the next generation of leaders in many different fields, to expand and disseminate new human knowledge and understanding, and, as an institution, to contribute to the common good of the society. Unlike some other institutions, however, […]
  • Peer Review and Fake News
    June 5, 2019
    While universities have been accused of being slow and out of touch with the modern world, they do have some redeeming features. One of them is the role of peer review in scholarly products. An analog we see in our daily news feeds is the “fact-checker.” The fact checking features in this “fake news” era […]
  • Enhancing the Culture of Entrepreneurship at Georgetown
    May 29, 2019
    One of the less widely known features of Georgetown is the volume and intensity of entrepreneurial activities ongoing at the university. The array of resources in the area is getting richer and richer. The longest standing activities in support of entrepreneurship are located within the McDonough School of Business. The Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative was started […]