Young Leaders in Foreign and Security Policy

If you are a young professional with at least 2 years of professional experience after graduation and outstanding merit in your field of expertise, you can benefit from professional development opportunities through the Young Leaders in Foreign and Security Policy Fellowship at the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP).

You will have the opportunity to contribute to various GCSP activities aligned to your skill set, while learning in an inspiring multidisciplinary and multicultural environment.

Key benefits for you

As a Young Leader, you will be able to:

  • Take part in a 3 month residency at the GCSP; a stipend is provided;
  • Gain practical experience by taking on different projects for the GCSP;
  • Build strong relations with like-minded professionals;
  • Have access to GCSP experts, staff, and course participants;
  • Explore diverse opportunities in the heart of international Geneva, host to 34 international organisations, more than 250 NGOs and 256 diplomatic missions, representations and delegations.


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Ms Adiba Qasim
Freelance journalist from the Sinjar district in northern Iraq

Meet our Fellows


Any questions? Want to apply? Please contact:
+41 (0)22 730 96 94

Prof. Vitaly Naumkin

"It is important to come to Geneva, to be unbiased and to share views between experts on civil wars and conflicts."

Prof. Vitaly Naumkin, GCSP Associate Fellow