Connect with MASIA

Prospective students are able to connect with the individuals of Georgetown University's M.A. Asian Studies (MASIA) Program in a variety of ways. Should you have any questions about the program, please contact Robert Lyons, Assistant Director of Academic Programs, at 

Campus Visits

Prospective graduate students are welcome to visit Georgetown University's campus.  Informational interviews with the Assistant Director of Academic Programs are by appointment and must be made in advance.  Prospective students are welcome to sit in on classes and sign up for campus tours as well.  Please contact Robert Lyons at least one to two weeks in advance so that arrangements can be made.

Online Chats

Ask your questions live through the convenience of your home computer or mobile device. The Asian Studies Program holds online chats with prospective students several times throughout the year. Staff and other affiliated Asian Studies Program community members participate in these chats.  

Fall 2017 Asian Studies Program Online Chats:

Tuesday, October 10th - 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. 
Tuesday, October 31st  - 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. 
Wednesday, November 15th - 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. 
Tuesday, November 21st - 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. 
Tuesday, December 5th - 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. 
Friday, December 15th - 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.  

All times are U.S. Eastern Time.  

To participate in an online chat, please click here. The system will be available 10 minutes prior to the scheduled start of the chat. To register, please click here

Open House For Prospective Students

Each fall, the Asian Studies Program hosts an Open House for Prospective Students interested in learning more about Georgetown University's MA Asian Studies Program. This on-campus event features Asian Studies faculty, staff and current students. You are welcome to attend this session to learn more about what the MASIA degree program can offer you. Please email your RSVP to Robert Lyons at or click here.

Date: Monday, October 23, 2017, 6:15 - 7:15 P.M., Bunn Intercultural Center (ICC) 301 McGhee Library


The Asian Studies Program participates in an active recruitment schedule at a variety of locations worldwide. Please refer to the listing below for an upcoming opportunity to meet a MASIA representative in your area.  

Fall 2017

Monday, October 2, 2017 - Idealist Washington, DC
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - Idealist San Francisco
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - Idealist Los Angeles
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - APSIA Tokyo
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - APSIA Taipei
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - APSIA Seoul