Cybersecurity Fellowship

Spring 2019, Geneva, Switzerland

Are you an academic expert on cybersecurity who enjoys engaging with policymakers? Are you looking to take on a new challenge? The GCSP’s Global Fellowship Initiative (GFI) is offering a fully-funded six-month fellowship, sponsored by the U.S. Mission to the United Nations and other International Agencies in Geneva, to build your knowledge, skills and network within an inspiring, multidisciplinary and multicultural environment!

The Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP) provides forward-thinking and innovative solutions for leaders and policymakers in international security. Become part of our  Global Fellowship Initiative (GFI) and join a community of experts, all sharing a desire to find creative solutionsto today and tomorrow’s challenges in the promotion of international peace and security.


Who should apply

This fellowship is intended for a U.S. citizen, who is an academic on cybersecurity with recognized research and/or policy expertise. A cross-sectoral background is an asset but is not mandatory

Key benefits for you

This will be an exciting opportunity to contribute to GCSP’s existing portfolio on cybersecurity which includes track 1.5 dialogues, expert workshops, executive education offerings and capacity-building engagements. The cybersecurity fellow would actively contribute to these activities and liaise with the rich environment in International Geneva to develop new ideas. The GFI offers a unique setting for peer review from a diverse group of experts to strengthen research and/or projects as well as the potential for publication.




Interested? Know someone else who might be interested?

The application process is now open until 4 February 2019


Application Process 

We encourage applications from all qualified candidates irrespective of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, or religion.  Candidates must be U.S. citizens and not currently in government service.

Please send your CV, two letters of reference, as well as a personal statement outlining your motivation & proposal for what you would wish to achieve during the fellowship to:

Deadline for application: 4 February 2019

The world is changing, challenging and, indeed, pretty remarkable, and the GCSP provides a view to all of it 

S. Michèle Nix Executive-in- Residence at GCSP 2017, Former White House Speechwriter