Welcome to the Environmental Studies Program at Georgetown University!

We offer a dynamic undergraduate program of study, as part of a larger community focusing its efforts at the nexus of social and ecological issues. The program emphasizes science, policy, and the humanities in equal parts to help cultivate critical and constructive perspectives on emergent environmental issues. We invite you to join us in this integrative and innovative learning community.

News and Announcements

Toward a Sustainable Campus & World

April 19th, 2021

“At Georgetown, our community addresses critical sustainability challenges through research, education, activism and operations. Our mission for a clean and flourishing planet for all is rooted in…

Creating Cicada Curiosity

April 19th, 2021

“In May of this year, the United States’ east coast will experience a recurring phenomenon that takes place nowhere else in the world: the emergence of the 17 year cicada. Martha Weiss, a…


April 14th, 2021

Registration is upon us for next fall — we have an exciting array of courses in store! ENST 110-01 Environment & Society MW 3:30-4:45pm (Martha Weiss & Randall Amster) ICC 101 ENST…

Earth Day Events

April 8th, 2021

In observation of Earth Day this April, the Georgetown Environment Initiative (GEI), the Georgetown Humanities Initiative, and the Laboratory for Global Performance and Politics are pleased to…

Capstone Projects

May 12th, 2020

Environmental Studies students major in a wide range of fields across campus, and their senior year Capstone Projects reflect that breadth and scope. At the end of each year, students share their…