Leadership in International Security Course (LISC) 2023-2024
The 38th edition of this highly competitive eight-month course in international security is designed for high-performing professionals seeking to enhance their careers and effectively respond to the world’s most pressing security challenges.
Our approach is comprehensive and multifaceted. This course will not only update your knowledge, but will build your skillset and toolset to better prepare you to deal with our unpredictable international security environment.
During the eight month full-time course you will have the opportunity to learn from and network with over 200 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.
This course offers you a unique opportunity to:
- Strengthen your leadership skillset within a multicultural and cross-sectoral environment
- Acquire tools to increase your effectiveness as a security policy practitioner
- Enhance your ability to generate innovative and sustainable policy responses and solutions
- Broaden your professional network of peace and security practitioners
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.
The course is offered free of tuition charges for participants as part of Switzerland’s contribution to the Partnership for Peace Programme.
The GCSP reserves the right to modify the programme dates, location and fee at any time.
Application Deadline: 31 May 2023