Security & Diplomacy
Security & Diplomacy
Program Length: 3 semesters (10 months)
Language of Instruction: English
Tuition: $16,500. We offer scholarships through MASA with certain conditions and EU scholarships are also available.
Bachelor's degree in any field with a GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, or 80 on a 100 scale.
In case of restrictions connected to the COVID-19 situation, please note that the program has put in place an alternative of long distance learning. If physical presence is not possible, you will be able to participate in your courses remotely and once permitted, resume them in person without this affecting your ability to complete the program.
If you are a current or incoming student, you will be kept up to date by our staff regarding any arrival, program, and instruction information.
This one-year M.A. program provides Next Gen diplomats with the skills and knowledge needed to bring about real change in a world struggling with never-ending tensions and struggles. And while you get to grips with a fascinating curriculum, don’t forget to discover the Non-Stop City of Tel Aviv, itself one of the hottest diplomatic regions in the world.
Our Security and Diplomacy program is one for the Next Gen of leaders, those of you looking to stamp your diplomat skill-set and security knowledge on an ever-challenging world.
The program provides you with advanced knowledge and analytical tools in order to take onboard key strategy, diplomacy, and decision-making skills. These skills ensure you have what it takes to shape a security and foreign policy on a global level - with a focus on the Middle East, probably the world’s most fiery spot to practice those newly acquired skills.
Expect to be tutored by internationally renowned scholars and leading practitioners in both security and diplomacy, providing a fascinating and truly exceptional learning experience. You’ll also go on educational tours and meet with Israeli and foreign officials as part of the curriculum, an inspirational way to get a real hands-on feel for diplomacy on the ground.
You’re undoubtedly already aware of the world’s focus on Israel and its immediate neighbors, in both security and diplomacy matters; this is your chance to enroll in a unique, localized program with internationally renowned scholars and leading practitioners in the region.
Here’s why you should enroll:
Enjoy a multidisciplinary approach to studies, with a compelling curriculum.
Complement excellent classroom theory with security field trips and extracurricular activities for some incredible “on the ground” insights into security and diplomacy in the region.
Equip yourself with some advanced knowledge and analytical tools for the study of strategy, diplomacy, decision-making and the shaping of security and foreign policy.
Apply your studies to a global outlook, but with a special focus on Israel and the Middle East, one of the world’s “hottest” diplomatic regions.
Take the opportunity to engage with high-ranking diplomats and decision-makers in a weekly ambassador forum.
An optional 1-year thesis track is available.
Career Success Stories
Our Security and Diplomacy graduates are prepared for some fascinating careers in the international arena, including defense bodies, international organizations (both governmental and NGOs) and international economic organizations.
Alumni and current students have gone on to secure jobs and internships at Israel’s preeminent think tanks, embassies, media and advocacy organizations, the United Nations, private security companies, and other public and private employers.
Where it all Happens: Security and Diplomacy in Israel