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Hopkins Around the World

Johns Hopkins actively prepares students to be global leaders and citizens, to take part in international learning activities, and—as our founding mission implores—to bring the benefits of discovery to the world.

We have a proud tradition of leadership in education, research, service, and patient care around the globe.

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Helping the global community

Johns Hopkins researchers are fighting the Zika virus at home and abroad

Some examples of our global impact:

  • The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is a leader in public health research, education, and practice with ongoing work in more than 100 countries. The Bloomberg School has led major advances against global public health threats including malaria, polio, road traffic injuries, malnutrition, drowning, gun violence, HIV/AIDS, tobacco, and addiction.
  • The Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies has campuses on three continents and has, for more than 70 years, produced great leaders, thinkers, and practitioners of international relations.
  • The Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health brings together experts from our top-ranked schools of Public Health, Medicine, and Nursing to address pressing health challenges, including HIV/AIDS, malaria, tuberculosis, and malnutrition.
  • The Johns Hopkins Center for Communications Programs uses social and behavior change communication to help solve some of the world’s most pressing health problems, including maternal health issues, malaria, and HIV/AIDS.
  • Jhpiego, a nonprofit health organization affiliated with the university, has spent more than 40 years improving the health of women and families in more than 155 developing countries.
  • Johns Hopkins Medicine International provides personalized care for patients traveling to Hopkins from outside the U.S. and works closely with affiliates around the world to improve health care globally.
  • The Johns Hopkins Alliance for a Healthier World brings together leading experts from a range of disciplines to address global health challenges and advance global health equity.

From offering pioneering medical and nursing training at Peking Union Medical College Hospital in the 1910s; to creating a graduate-level international relations campus in Bologna, Italy, just 10 years after the end of World War II; to conducting ongoing research at hundreds of locations in more than 110 countries, we continue to bring knowledge to the world.

Resources for prospective students

Undergraduate Admissions

There are more than 450 international students representing 61 countries among our undergraduate population, a testament to our belief in the value of cultivating a community of diverse backgrounds and worldviews. Learn more about application deadlines, financial aid options, and requirements for international applicants.

Office of International Services

OIS assists international students, scholars, and researchers with visas and immigration as well as range of other issues, including housing, transportation, tax preparation, and legal assistance.

Study Abroad

Johns Hopkins promotes intellectual discovery through academic exchanges, programs abroad, collaborative research, and cooperative agreements. Our undergraduate students participate in study abroad and international projects in more than 50 countries worldwide, and more than 40 percent of Hopkins undergrads have an international experience prior to graduation.