Georgetown offers a wide range of Hoya Summer High School Sessions that will introduce you to the dynamic world of politics and foreign policy. You'll have opportunities to hear from key elected officials, lobbyists, and policymakers while exploring today’s global challenges.
In the American Politics Academy, you’ll learn about the important role that political parties, public opinion, and special interest groups can have on shaping political behavior and decisions while exploring how America’s changing culture impacts political movements, and ultimately, federal, state, and local policies.
You'll gain a deeper understanding of how policies enhance the security of Americans in the post-9/11 world, study how the United States prevents foreign adversaries from gaining access to national security information, and examine how intelligence information is collected, analyzed, and disseminated.
In Partnership with the Institute of Politics and Public Policy at the McCourt School of Public Policy, the U.S. Campaigns & Elections Academy will provide you with a framework to understand the elements needed for a successful campaign.
The Washington & the World Academy will take you on an engaging journey where you’ll explore the role of the U.S. in the world and develop a broader perspective of how the changing dynamics may affect American leadership on a global level.
During the three-week Foreign Policy Academy, you'll have the opportunity to hear from policymakers and foreign policy officials who will introduce you to the many components that guide and create U.S. foreign policy.