About the Eisenhower Institute

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EI's Gettysburg officeHonoring the legacy of Dwight D. Eisenhower, the Eisenhower Institute is a distinguished center for leadership and public policy that prepares the successor generations to perfect the promise of the nation.

A distinctive program of Gettysburg College with offices in the heart of the nation's capital and in the historic Gettysburg home once occupied by Dwight and Mamie Eisenhower, the Institute combines top-level dialogue among policy-makers with a premier learning experience for undergraduates.

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The Eisenhower Institute is home to both resident and non-resident fellows that have expertise in a variety of fields, including energy, nuclear nonproliferation, foreign relations, Middle East affairs, U.S. politics, the U.S. presidency, economics, international security, and environmental sustainability.


The Eisenhower Institute prepares the successor generation for careers in public policy and seeks to assure that this rising generation is ready to assume its responsibilities as citizens and stewards of the public good. Established in honor of President Dwight D. Eisenhower, the Institute emphasizes education, research and leadership by awarding scholarships, internships and mentor opportunities on issues of critical long-term importance to the United States.


The Eisenhower Institute engages leaders and learners for the purpose of addressing critical issues in public policy and leadership development.


The Eisenhower Institute advances a model of public policy, including the rigorous pursuit of facts, respectful dialogue among citizens and a focus on the future. The long-time relationship with Gettysburg College enables the Institute to operate within the values of a liberal arts education that embodies critical analysis, discourse, reflection, leadership and action.

157 North Washington Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325
Tel 717.337.6685 Fax 717.337.8459

818 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 800
Washington, DC 20006
Tel 202.628.4444 Fax 202.628.4445