About Us

The Kennedy School is committed to both thought and action. Our renowned faculty and pioneering research centers deliver bold new ideas. Our students are prepared and trained to lead, no matter whether in the private, public or non-profit sector. We not only convene the best and brightest international leaders in engaging today’s top issues, we are international ourselves. Learn more about us.

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Message from the Dean

At the heart of our school lies an abiding commitment to advancing the public interest by training leaders, applying scholarship and engaging with practitioners.


The faculty is actively engaged - shaping public policy, advising governments, and helping to run major institutions. The learning in our classrooms reflects this reality.

Why Harvard Kennedy School?

Harvard Kennedy School offers a singular experience, a unique environment, and limitless opportunities. It provides a vital stepping stone in intellectual and professional growth.

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