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  • Hopkins-Nanjing Center Library | SAIS
    A Areas of Study Language Studies Executive Education Summer Programs Course Offerings Admissions Meet Us Tuition and Aid Apply Contact Us Research Faculty Directory Initiatives Institutes and Research Centers SAIS Libraries Mason Library Robert Evans Library Nanjing Center Library Career Services Planning and Resources Skills Development Employment Outcomes For Employers Giving Locations Washington D C Bologna Italy Nanjing China You are here Research SAIS Libraries Hopkins Nanjing Center Library Hopkins Nanjing Center Library Steven Muller Atrium Nanjing China About the Library The Hopkins Nanjing Center for Chinese and American Studies Library supports the graduate level program in Chinese and American studies The only uncensored open stack library in the People s Republic of China mainland the Nanjing Center Library houses approximately 120 000 volumes and 400 periodicals in English and Chinese with access to thousands of electronic resources Floor to ceiling windows reading carrels couches and meetings rooms provide students with a pleasing study environment Hours Sunday 1 00 PM 12 00 AM Monday Thursday 8 00 AM 12 00 AM Friday 8 00 AM 6 00 PM Saturday 10 00 AM 6 00 PM Contact Accessibility Employment Legal Student Right To Know Johns Hopkins University Washington Nitze Building 1740

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  • Washington, D.C. | SAIS
    has traditionally acted as an extension of SAIS s main campus giving students access to the world s most influential individuals and institutions and unparalleled opportunities for hands on learning and career networking SAIS is close to the White House U S Capitol and World Bank and neighbors include think tanks embassies and corporate and federal offices With proximity to power we are located on Massachusetts Avenue on Washington s Embassy Row in Dupont Circle SAIS is across the street from the Brookings Institution and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and near the Center for Global Development and the Peterson Institute for International Economics Campus Tours Prospective students are also welcome to explore the Washington campus facilities through a student guided tour One must first obtain a visitor pass at the front desk of the Nitze Building then come to the Office of Admissions located in Room 317 The best time to visit SAIS is during the fall or spring semester Attend a Class Prospective students are encouraged to experience the quality of SAIS students and professors by attending a class Class visits are available during the academic year September through May To arrange a visit sign up on your MySAIS page from September through December or February through April when approved classes are available Optional M A Interviews The SAIS DC Office of Admissions is no longer conducting interviews for the Fall 2014 application cycle Interviews for the Fall 2015 application process will not be available until later in 2014 availability and sign up will be announced here and via social media at a later date Arrange a Tour Information Sessions Information sessions allow prospective M A M I P P and Ph D applicants to learn more about the SAIS atmosphere curriculum and application process Friday afternoon

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  • Bologna, Italy | SAIS
    la dotta the learned describing its deep academic tradition as the birthplace of university education in Europe SAIS Europe is characterized by its international faculty and close knit community of approximately 200 students representing over 40 countries Approximately half of the incoming class at SAIS chooses to begin the Master of Arts degree at SAIS Europe Second year students may also complete the program in Bologna Cooperative degree programs with European universities and a 13 month Master of Arts in Global Risk provide additional opportunities to study at SAIS Europe We arrived at Bologna there is no place more pleasant and free in the whole world Petrarch Location Bologna is a university town steeped in history and culture and known as the gastronomic capital of Italy SAIS Europe students usually choose to live together in apartments within the medieval city walls commuting by foot or by bike around town Leave your umbrella at home the 38km of porticos have got you covered Bologna has one of the highest per capita incomes and lowest unemployment rates in Italy and it consistently ranks in the top 10 European cities for quality of life It is the seventh most populous city in the country located in the heart of a metropolitan area of about one million At the crossroads of the national railway system high speed trains get you from Bologna to Florence in 30 minutes to Milan in an hour and to Rome in just two hours The Adriatic coast can be reached by car or train in about an hour The G Marconi International Airport BLQ is the third largest in Italy offering numerous low cost flights to European destinations daily The SAIS Europe campus shares the neighborhood with UNIBO the oldest university in Europe founded in 1088 With 80 000 students UNIBO provides countless opportunities for SAIS Europe students to interact with their Italian counterparts including sports teams musical ensembles language exchanges and more Visit the city s Welcome Bologna website for a preview of what s on in town Prospective Students SAIS Europe Admissions Blog Follow our blog for regular updates from current students about life at SAIS Europe as well as information from the admissions office regarding all steps of the application process Campus Tours SAIS Europe has an open door policy for prospective students and encourages visits throughout the academic year when classes are in session To arrange a visit contact the Admissions Office at sais eu admissions jhu edu Online Information Sessions SAIS Europe offers numerous online information sessions about academics career services student life and more To connect to the sessions prospective students need access to a computer an internet connection and a phone line or skype For login instructions please contact sais eu admissions jhu edu Annual Open Day Open Day is an opportunity for prospective students to visit the SAIS Europe campus During the day long event visitors meet current students and faculty and attend classes The next Open Day will be held

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  • Hopkins-Nanjing Center | SAIS
    the China Studies Program for review and approval a list of those courses completed at the Hopkins Nanjing Center that they wish to have count as fulfilling the courses on China required for the concentration As part of the course approval process students will be asked to provide an official transcript from the Hopkins Nanjing Center and may be asked to provide supporting materials from the courses for which they are seeking SAIS credit such as syllabi Courses from the HNC for which a student has received a grade below a B will not be eligible for SAIS credit Chinese Proficiency Testing All applicants to Hopkins Nanjing Center programs are required to take the Avant Assessment STAMP Chinese proficiency test Students who intend to have further Chinese language study between taking the test and enrolling in the program should make this clear on the application as this information can play a role in admissions decisions Description The STAMP test is used to measure proficiency in understanding Mandarin and reading in Chinese It is composed of two sections listening comprehension and reading comprehension It is an online multiple choice test that takes about two hours to complete Recommended Chinese Language Scores Program STAMP Test Certificate 1200 or above MAIS 1300 or above Testing Procedures First applicants should find a proctor a professor or supervisor at work who will agree to administer the test and then complete the STAMP test request form Test materials will be emailed directly to the proctor so be sure to include the proctor s current email address Please email mail or fax the form along with your 25 testing fee to The Hopkins Nanjing Center Office of International Admissions Rm 406 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW Washington DC 20036 Fax 202 663 7729 Email nanjing jhu edu After you have completed the test the HNC Office of International Admissions will notify you of your score within two business days The test can be taken once every 3 months All tests should be completed by the application deadline of February 1st NOTE This test is meant to be challenging Do not be discouraged if you find it to be difficult As an adaptive test questions become more difficult as you answer previous questions correctly Even if you do not know the answer to a question try to answer to the best of your ability We have found students are generally pleasantly surprised by their score We hope that all interested students will take the test to gauge their level rather than assuming their language ability is not high enough You may know more than you think Hopkins Nanjing Center students sell coffee at the student lounge Campus Life The integration of academic and residential environments offers the opportunity for students and faculty to candidly discuss critical political economic and sociological issues facing China and the world today Extra curricular and co curricular activities enhance this unique learning experience outside of the classroom while living with a Chinese roommate nurtures long lasting camaraderie and mutual scholastic support HNC Certificate students live with a roommate while MAIS students can elect to live in either a single or double room Interest Groups Activities Groups and activities vary from year to year based on student interest but the following are some of the many activities in which HNC students have participated in recent years Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition Hassenfeld Social Enterprise Fund Competition Basketball Team Student Business Exchange Extracurricular classes in erhu calligraphy cooking and tai chi Dragon Boat Team Student Lecture Forum Sichuan Volunteer Group Annual Ping Pong Tournament For more information about student life at the Hopkins Nanjing Center please visit www saisnanjing blogspot com Facilities The Center s first rate facilities include open stacks library classrooms conference center auditorium student residence hall cafeteria computer room fitness room rooftop terrace lounge laundry facilities including washers and dryers recreational rooms wireless Internet access heating air conditioning throughout the Center Hopkins Nanjing Center Library The HNC is committed to free and open academic exchange and houses an uncensored research library considered one of China s top collections on international affairs Students have access to more than 120 000 volumes in Chinese and English 400 periodicals and electronic assets of both Johns Hopkins University and Nanjing University USAID support has been invaluable since 1987 in maintaining the collection and funding technology that makes the resources accessible to students and scholars Steven Muller Library Atrium The library opened with a collection of 10 000 English language volumes plus a Chinese language collection of equal size The English language collection initially focused on U S China relations political science international affairs and economics As the curriculum matured and expanded the collection has also evolved to include U S history and culture constitutional and international law energy resources environment international development and regional studies connected to China s engagement in the world beyond Asia The HNC library houses over 120 000 volumes in Chinese and English Hopkins Nanjing Center students at the annual Asia Trek event Career Services HNC provides a variety of career development resources and an on site career counselor to help students market their unique skill sets to employers around the world Joining a global network of more than 2 500 alumni HNC graduates are prepared to become part of an elite cohort of international leaders Annual Career Programming HNC hosts a series of major events to ensure that graduates have a solid foundation in each stage of career planning Weekend long seminars with human resource experts and industry specialists hone students skills for career planning networking resume and cover letter composition interviewing and professional etiquette Direct Recruiting Private sector employers regularly send representatives to directly recruit from the HNC student body Recent companies include Apple Deloitte CEBM The Edge Z Ben Advisors SAIS Career Services Support Students also have access to the online resources of the SAIS Office of Career Services including an online job and internship database resume collections skills courses and a wide range of other functions HNC students are also invited to participate in an annual SAIS HNC joint Career Trek through Hong Kong Shanghai and Beijing The trip trains students to leverage their China expertise to its fullest advantage with SAIS s international employer network 你有兴趣学习中国文化 语言 政治 经济 环境 法律吗 你打算用国际关系 经济等知识寻找工作吗 如果你能看得懂这几句话 欢迎你申请中美中心学习 Are you able to understand the sentences above If so we encourage you to explore the tabs to the left to learn more about the application process If you have any questions about the application or your qualifications please call 1 800 362 6546 to speak with an admissions representative or email nanjing jhu edu Hopkins Nanjing Center Brochure Application Process College graduates with an intermediate to advanced level of Chinese language study are invited to apply to the Hopkins Nanjing Center The Application Application form Statement of Purpose Additional essays for MAIS and HNC Certificate SAIS MA applicants only Letters of Recommendation Résumé or CV Official transcript s Non refundable application fee of 85 Chinese language test STAMP score GRE or GMAT MAIS and HNC Certificate SAIS MA applicants only TOEFL or IELTS non native English speakers only Dates The application deadline for all HNC programs is February 1 We encourage applicants to submit their applications early if possible so that we will have time to send notification of missing materials Students should take the STAMP Chinese language proficiency exam and GRE if applicable in time so that scores arrive to the Washington Office before the application deadline Please go to the Apply Now section of the website to begin the application process Applicants will be notified of admissions decisions by late March Those who are accepted and who intend to enroll must submit a non refundable matriculation fee of 500 by April 21 to reserve their place Checklist for Applying to the HNC Take the STAMP Chinese Proficiency Exam If you are applying for the MAIS or HNC certificate SAIS MA take the GRE or GMAT Use the SAIS code of 5610 0000 when requesting official GRE scores or the code KGB GX 99 when requesting GMAT scores Two letters of recommendation are required and the best way to submit recommendations is through our online application system Applicants may register recommenders online and the application system will communicate with them directly to ensure secure delivery of the recommendation If a recommender does not wish to use the online system he or she may mail the recommendation to us in a sealed envelope or fax it directly to 202 663 7729 You may submit at most one letter of recommendation from a Chinese language instructor The second letter should speak to other aspects of your academic and professional career Request official transcripts from any institutions at which you ve taken undergraduate or graduate level courses and have them mailed to the Washington Office Complete the online application form and essay s Complete the financial aid application form Optional Pay the non refundable 85 application fee through the online application Citizens of the People s Republic of China Taiwan Hong Kong and Macao should contact nanjing jhu edu for eligibility requirements If you have questions about the application process or your qualifications please call 1 800 362 6546 to speak with an admissions coordinator or email nanjing jhu edu Tuition Financial Aid We understand that financing an education at the Hopkins Nanjing Center can be a challenge for some students Below we present a basic tuition and housing fee break down for our programs Be sure to check out the Fellowships tab on the left hand side of the screen to learn more about our many fellowship opportunities Tuition and Fees The cost of the Hopkins Nanjing Center s Certificate program is comparable to other graduate programs in the US The cost of a master s degree is slightly less expensive than a SAIS master s degree in DC The HNC delivers a strong product through its academic program its study and living facilities its career development and its alumni network We are certain that the benefits of the program far outweigh the costs as it will increase your earning potential and contacts for the future Estimated costs for the 2015 2016 academic year are Tuition Certificate 22 500 Tuition MAIS 39 964 Housing Certificate 1 600 Housing single occupancy 3 200 Housing double occupancy 1 600 Health Insurance estimated 1 900 Matriculation Fee non refundable 500 Note All prices are estimates and subject to change The school reserves the right to change information contained on this website without prior notice Johns Hopkins health insurance is mandatory for all international students without comparable coverage Additional Expenses International Airfare Board estimated at around 8 day Personal and Living Expenses Tuition bills are emailed in July and November Tuition fees are due by the beginning of classes each semester Living Expenses The cost of living in Nanjing is low compared to the U S or even compared to Beijing and Shanghai The amount individual students need to live will vary greatly depending on their habits and preferences so it is difficult to predict precisely how much money an individual student will spend Factors influencing the cost of living are frequency of eating outside the Center especially at foreign restaurants and the frequency and style of any traveling done during breaks The Hopkins Nanjing Center offers substantial financial aid including fellowships based on a combination of merit and need To qualify for financial aid please complete the Financial Aid Application Form included in the HNC application Applications received by the February application deadline will be given first priority for all available funds HNC Fellowships The Hopkins Nanjing Center has a financial aid budget to support students who have both financial need and academic merit The goal is to make the Center affordable to students with the qualifications to contribute to and benefit from the academic programs in Nanjing Scholarships covering differing levels of need are available to incoming students No student will be turned away for financial reasons 100 of HNC students who apply for financial aid before the February 1st deadline will receive a fellowship The HNC also has a limited number of full tuition fellowships available Guaranteed Future Leader Fellowship for MAIS Students Thanks to the generosity of the HNC alumni and donor community and in honor of the HNC s approaching 30th anniversary starting in fall 2015 we will be able to guarantee a Future Leader Fellowship to each incoming MAIS student in the amount of 10 000 per year of study Future Leader Fellows will also be eligible for additional HNC fellowship funding over this guaranteed 10 000 based on need merit and availability This support was made possible due to generous donations from companies foundations and individuals such as The Honorable Michael R Bloomberg The Hassenfeld Family Foundation in honor of Stephen D Hassenfeld Stephen O Lesser Michael W and Christa G Percopo The Starr Foundation Friends and family of former HNC faculty member James Townsend and his wife Sandy Perry Alumni of the HNC To qualify for any HNC fellowships applicants must submit the HNC Financial Aid Application by February 1 This short two page form can be found in the downloadable forms section of the online application Center fellowships are available to citizens of all countries except the PRC Hong Kong and Taiwan Federal Loans Federal direct loans are available to U S students who demonstrate need as calculated by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid FAFSA The FAFSA may be completed online at www fafsa ed gov Paper copies of the application are typically available at your local library or university The HNC uses the SAIS Title IV FAFSA code which is E00474 Loans are handled through the Department of Education Direct Lending program in which loan money is dispersed directly to the university without banks or guaranteeing agencies Loan amounts will show on the bill as a credit and refunds will be mailed to you or deposited in a bank account of your choice Other Financial Aid Resources There are many organizations that can provide funding for your studies We encourage you to look for additional funding You should however begin applying for fellowships as soon as possible because many organizations require that you apply months in advance of attending graduate school The following links may provide you with some useful information www studentaid ed gov www finaid org www collegenet com mach25 www fastweb com Boren Awards for International Study Charles B Rangel International Affairs Program Frequently Asked Questions We hope that the responses below will answer your questions Please contact us via phone at 1 800 362 6546 or email at nanjing jhu edu with additional questions Must I have three years of formal classroom Chinese in order to apply Not necessarily All applicants to the program must submit scores from the STAMP Chinese language proficiency exam in order to demonstrate their Chinese language ability Three or more years of Chinese usually results in an admissible score Those with less classroom experience may apply especially in the case of prolonged tenure in Asia or a family background involving Chinese Admission into the master s degree program requires a higher level of Chinese proficiency than the Certificate program Click here for more information on the Chinese language proficiency examinations Must I be in a graduate program to be eligible to attend the Center No Many students complete the Certificate program as a bridge between their undergraduate education and graduate school or between finishing their undergraduate degree and accepting a job in Asia A number of students have already completed another graduate degree and or have several years of work experience The Master of Arts in International Studies MAIS degree offered in Nanjing is fully accredited by both The Johns Hopkins University and Nanjing University Is the Center open to only Hopkins SAIS students No The Center welcomes applications from qualified applicants worldwide Each year approximately 10 of the International students studying at the Center are non U S citizens In the past we have accepted students from Australia Belgium Canada Finland France Germany Holland India Italy Jamaica Japan Mexico the Philippines Singapore South Africa South Korea Spain Switzerland Uganda the United Kingdom and Zambia among others What does a background in China studies mean Background refers to courses in Chinese history political science sociology anthropology economics etc It is not absolutely essential but the majority of Center students have a background in these areas to draw upon There are no specific prerequisites for students attending the Center though M A candidates planning on pursuing a concentration in International Economics are expected to have taken at least introductory microeconomics and macroeconomics courses before enrolling How do I arrange the Chinese proficiency test In order to take the STAMP test applicants must designate a proctor ex professor T A departmental administrator supervisor etc who agrees to administer the exam Applicants should then fill out the STAMP Test Request Form which must be signed by the designated proctor and returned to the Hopkins Nanjing Center Washington Support Office The STAMP test should be taken before the application deadline What is the most important part of the application There is no single most important part Chinese language proficiency serves as a fundamental indicator of whether a student will be able to handle the coursework in Nanjing but each component of the application serves to provide the Admissions Committee with a more complete picture of each applicant and helps them decide who would be suitable for study at the Center Can I apply to both the Certificate and MAIS programs Yes Applicants wishing to apply to both the Certificate program and the MAIS should indicate their intentions on the application form and be sure to submit all application materials required for both programs i e M A concentration essay GRE scores required of MAIS applicants only etc What are

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  • Europe's Southern Challenges: Insecurity in West Africa and the Sahel | SAIS
    Nanjing Center Library Career Services Planning and Resources Skills Development Employment Outcomes For Employers Giving Locations Washington D C Bologna Italy Nanjing China You are here SAIS News SAIS News Europe s Southern Challenges Insecurity in West Africa and the Sahel Virginia Comolli Research Fellow for Security and Development at The International Institute for Strategic Studies UK discussed Europe s Southern Challenges Insecurity in West Africa and the Sahel as

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  • Contact | SAIS
    Course Offerings Admissions Meet Us Tuition and Aid Apply Contact Us Research Faculty Directory Initiatives Institutes and Research Centers SAIS Libraries Mason Library Robert Evans Library Nanjing Center Library Career Services Planning and Resources Skills Development Employment Outcomes For Employers Giving Locations Washington D C Bologna Italy Nanjing China You are here Contact Contact Your name Your e mail address Subject Category Admissions General Inquiries Message Contact Accessibility Employment Legal

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  • Accessibility | SAIS
    Directory Initiatives Institutes and Research Centers SAIS Libraries Mason Library Robert Evans Library Nanjing Center Library Career Services Planning and Resources Skills Development Employment Outcomes For Employers Giving Locations Washington D C Bologna Italy Nanjing China You are here Accessibility Accessibility The Johns Hopkins University is committed to the creation and dissemination of information by using the most advanced technological resources available today In keeping with the spirit of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and in an open letter on accessibility dated September 20 2000 to the president of the United States from JHU President William Brody and other research university presidents persons with disabilities should have equal access to facilities programs and communication systems as anyone else Communications systems include but are not limited to Web pages software online services and library resources By creating and maintaining accessible Websites all members of the Johns Hopkins community can benefit from the immense resources the institution has to offer This website provides guidance for the creation of communications systems that are accessible to individuals with visual impairments learning disabilities and other conditions that may limit or prevent their access to electronic

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  • Human Resources | SAIS
    the following forms and review the following information Emergency Contact Form Release and Liability Waiver International Travel Checklist Travel and health insurance coverage for students Emergency communication protocol updated November 16 2009 Travel safety tips and updates JHU provides FREE emergency evacuation coverage to all JHU faculty staff students and fellows who are traveling on university sponsored programs through International SOS Print your International SOS membership card online and carry it with you when you travel You will need JHU s member number 11BSGC000019 Every student traveling on a SAIS sponsored trip or summer internship must carry this card International SOS is the world s leading provider of medical assistance international healthcare security services and outsourced customer care It is not a health insurance plan however and will not reimburse students for routine medical expenses The ability to travel is considered to be a fundamental component of academic freedom at Johns Hopkins but there is also an increasing need for enhanced attention to safety and security concerns on the part of the university and faculty when making travel decisions In order to provide support to all faculty and staff traveling abroad SAIS requires that you first Register Your Trip Read about Travel Insurance Coverage for faculty and staff Review Travel Safety tips and updates JHU provides FREE emergency evacuation coverage to all JHU faculty staff students and fellows through International SOS Print your International SOS membership card online and carry it with you when you travel You will need JHU s member number 11BSGC000019 International SOS is the world s leading provider of medical assistance international healthcare security services and outsourced customer care The standard student pay rate is 10 80 per hour Students may work a total of 19 hours a week this includes all employment at Johns Hopkins University Prior to employment all hiring departments must notify the Human Resources Office an estimation or the actual number of students that will be employed the hourly rate if different than the standard student wage and the cost center internal order number to be charged To ensure that the appropriate employment laws and university policies are adhered to DO NOT allow students to begin working until the student s enrollment status is verified and all of the necessary paperwork completed This includes the new hire Payroll form the appropriate state withholding form the W 4 Federal Employee s withholding allowance certificate and the I 9 Employment Eligibility Verification form Beginning September 1 2009 students will be paid on a semi monthly basis however timesheets must be submitted for hours worked The cutoff dates for semi monthly pay is six days prior to the pay date Students are strongly advised to consider using the direct depost method to ensure receipt of funds It will take approximately three weeks from the date your forms are submitted to the Human Resources Office to receive your first paycheck Federal Forms W 4 http www irs gov pub irs pdf fw4 pdf Beginning November 15

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