Your potential. Our commitment. Limitless possibilities.

Harvard Kennedy School makes a difference in the world. So do you.

You believe that your work connects to something larger than yourself. Whether you’re a policy wonk, a grassroots organizer, or a public-minded innovator, you understand the impact we can achieve together.

Harvard Kennedy School offers an educational experience at the nexus of scholarship and governance. United by a common drive to improve people’s lives through public leadership and public policy, we transform ideas and ideals into real-world solutions.

Every generation faces the opportunity to meet the pressing challenges of its era. At Harvard Kennedy School, we make the commitment to meet these challenges with you. If you want to make a change in the world, this is the place to start. Seize the opportunity.

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“The diverse people of the Kennedy School community share a deep and abiding commitment to the public interest, and have extraordinary talent and drive that give this commitment real force in the world, which gives me great optimism for the future.”

Dean Doug Elmendorf
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