The 36th edition of this highly competitive full-time eight month course in international security is designed for high-performing professionals seeking to enhance their career and effectively respond to the world’s most pressing security challenges.
Our approach is comprehensive and multi-faceted. This course will not only update your knowledge, but will build your skillset and toolset to better prepare you for dealing with our unpredictable international security environment.
During the eight-months, you will have the opportunity to learn from, and network with, over 120 members of the GCSP’s global expert community – including high-level practitioners from governments, international institutions, non-governmental organisations, the private sector and civil society.
As a result of this course, you will:
- Harness your individual leadership skills, drawing on your own strengths as well as those of a network of security professionals,
- Conduct objective in-depth analyses of the complex and broad security issues of today’s interconnected world,
- Generate policy options to promote sustainable solutions,
- Enhance your ability to work across cultures, organizations, and professional domains.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Open to mid-career professionals working in national ministries. Applications from IOs, NGOs, civil society, academia and the private sector will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Candidates must have had exposure to peace and security issues. Serving officers must have completed an advanced military staff course.
For further information, please contact [email protected].
The course is offered free of tuition charges for participants as part of Switzerland’s contribution to the Partnership for Peace Programme.
Deadline to apply: 31 May 2021 - After submission of the online form, candidates will be contacted by the LISC Team to request further documents to complete the application file.