“Seminar XXI is more than a program; it’s an institution. I always loved meeting the wide range of participants from different services. The alumni/ae network spans the entire national security establishment and includes many leaders who are all the wiser for having attended.”

Anne-Marie Slaughter, President and CEO of New America Foundation and former directory of policy planning for the U.S. Department of State

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1986–2016
Celebrating 30 Years of Educating U.S. National Security Leaders.

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Preparing Leaders in U.S. National Security and Foreign Policy for the Next Stage of Their Careers.

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“Seminar XXI was a pivot point in my career, opening my eyes more widely to the interconnections in the global world. I loved every minute of the yearlong experience, which provided me with deep intellectual capital that I drew on as a four-star admiral and NATO commander and still use today as dean of the Fletcher School.”

James Stavridis, Dean of the Fletcher School, Tufts University

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Renowned Faculty

From MIT and around the Globe

OUR FACULTY

Convenient

8 Weekend and Evening Sessions in the Washington DC Area

OUR SESSIONS

Interagency Networking

Across Military, Government, Nonprofit & Private Sectors

OUR NETWORK

Become a Fellow

Earn a Certificate from MIT

OUR ADMISSIONS PROCESS

2021-22 ADMISSIONS STARTED FEBRUARY 2021

25TH ANNIVERSARY VIDEO

Hear past and present organizers reflect on over 25 years of the Seminar XXI Program and its impact on the national security policy community.

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LATEST NEWS

MIT's Center for International Studies publication, précis, recently featured a piece on how the Seminar XXI Program has adapted and grown during the virtual era.

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