The Elliott School of International Affairs, founded in 1988, operates under the George Washington University. It is one of the leading schools in the world offering instructions in international affairs, and economic, political, scientific and cultural issues. The school serves more than 2,600 students per year for careers in the public, private and nonprofit sectors. Its curriculum includes international affairs, Asian studies, Latin-American and hemispheric studies, Middle Eastern studies, and European and Eurasian studies. In addition, it also includes international development studies, international trade and investment policy, international science and technology policy and security policy studies. The school sponsor seminars, conferences and lectures, and publish papers, articles and books on international affairs. It also provides study abroad program for its graduate and undergraduate students through its international partnership with the University of Sydney, University of British Columbia, University of Hong Kong and National University of Singapore. The Elliott School of International Affairs is located in Washington, D.C.