MAS International and European Security
Period8 October 2018 - 31 May 2019
Registration deadline31 May 2018
- Prepare participants for leadership roles in international security policy through knowledge, skills and networking
- Educate and exercise the capacity for critical intelligence
- Address the challenges created by the current evolution of security actors
- Devise concrete policies and collaborative solutions in response to global strategic challenges
- The Evolving Dimensions of Security Policy
- 21st Century Security Challenges
- A World of Regions?
- Issues and Concepts in International Security
- Research Paper Process
Prof. René SCHWOK, Global Studies Institute (GSI), University of Geneva and Dr. Siobhan MARTIN, Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP)
Provides an overview of the current international security environment and its leadership through an analysis of the different concepts (power, interests, values…) and dimensions (history, strategy, economics, law, governance…) necessary to understand the dynamics of foreign and security policy.
October - December
Focuses on the evolution of warfare, sustainable peace, emerging and re-emerging security challenges.
January - March
Allows participants to explore security challenges and actors in multiple regions including the Euro-Atlantic Area, Sub-Saharan Africa; the Middle East and North Africa; Latin America, and developments in the Asia-Pacific.
March - May
Provides a series of conceptual lectures to complement and reinforce, through a theoretical approach, the more policy-orientated approach of the first three Modules on subjects including critical theories, geo-economics, international law, political philosophy, theories of European integration, religion and international security.
October - February
Allows participants to develop their research and analytical capacity through a 10'000-12'000 word thesis. Participants attend a number of research methods seminars throughout the process to support their progress.
October - May
This intensive 8 month course engages you through academic workshops, classroom analysis, peer to peer networking, and individual skills enhancement.
- A university degree or equivalent
- At least several years of professional experience, ideally in a security policy-related field
- Proficiency in English, the working language of the course