Application Process & Timeline

Semester Programs

Applications for the fall semester usually open around November 1st and are due in mid-February. Applications for the spring semester usually open around April 1st and are due at the beginning of October.

Timeline for Spring 2018

4/01/2017 - Applications Open

Early October - Application Deadline

Mid-October - Nominations Announced

Application Checklist

Electronic Submissions

  • Alumni Network Questionnaire
  • Passport Copy
  • Digital Photo
  • Emergency Contact Information
  • Statement of Academic Intent
  • Unofficial Transcript
  • Study Proposal Form
  • Student Conduct Form
  • Housing Preference

Material Submissions


  • 2 Faculty Recommendations

Summer Programs

Applications for summer programs usually open around November 1st. There are two deadlines: an early deadline at the beginning of December and a regular deadline at the beginning of February.

Timeline for Summer 2017

11/01/2016 – Applications Open

12/06/2016 – Early App Deadline

01/07/2017 – Early Nominations Announced

02/07/2017 – Regular App Deadline

02/27/2017 – Regular Nominations Announced

Application Checklist

Electronic Submissions

  • Summer Overseas Course Form
  • Student conduct form (undergraduates only)
  • Unofficial transcript
  • Emergency contact information
  • Personal statement
  • Any program-specific materials
  • $35 non-refundable application fee

Material Submissions

  • Transfer students – official transcript from previous institution
  • Non-Georgetown students – official transcript from current institution
  • Non-Georgetown students - $35 non-refundable application fee (check or money order only) payable to Georgetown University.


  • 2 Recommendations are required