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.
Israel is at the focus of the world's attention in both security and diplomacy matters. It is also the center of enormous professional expertise in both these fields. Embodying that unique knowledge and skill, our program brings together internationally renowned scholars and leading practitioners in both security and diplomacy, offering students an exceptional learning experience in English. Educational tours and meetings with Israeli and foreign officials are incorporated into the curriculum. Students come from all over the world and are encouraged to undertake internships and other extra-curricular activities during their year stay in Israel.
The one-year program provides advanced knowledge and analytical tools for the study of strategy, diplomacy, decision-making and the shaping of security and foreign policy. The outlook of the program is global, with a special focus on Israel and the Middle East. At the practical level, the program prepares students for engagement in the international arena, defense bodies, international organizations (both governmental and NGOs) and international economic organizations.
Classroom theory is complemented with security field trips and extracurricular activities
Interactions with high-ranking diplomats and decision-makers in a weekly ambassador forum
Graduates become well-versed in the key issues in today’s fields of security, strategy and international policy formation. We prepare students for a wide range of career opportunities. Alumni and current students have secured 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.
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