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 this 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.
During the fall semester, the program will be operating under a hybrid model offering in-person/online classes. If physical presence is not possible, you will be able to participate in your courses remotely and complete your program within the scheduled timeframe. Click here for arrival instructions.
The International M.A. in Security and Diplomacy program will provide you with advanced knowledge and analytical tools for the study of strategy, diplomacy, decision-making, and the shaping of security and foreign policy on a global level but with a focus on the Middle East. You'll take part in educational tours and meetings with Israeli and international officials.
The program brings together internationally renowned scholars and leading practitioners in both security and diplomacy, offering an exceptional learning experience. Educational tours and meetings with Israeli and foreign officials are incorporated into the curriculum
Israel is the focus of the world's attention in both security and diplomacy matters. Enroll, and you'll be among internationally renowned scholars and leading practitioners in this field.
Classroom theory is complemented with security field trips and extracurricular activities
Advanced knowledge and analytical tools for the study of strategy, diplomacy, decision-making and the shaping of security and foreign policy.
Global outlook, with a special focus on Israel and the Middle East.
Engage with high-ranking diplomats and decision-makers in a weekly ambassador forum
Optional thesis track available
At the practical level, the program prepares for engagement in the international arena, defense bodies, international organizations (both governmental and NGOs) and international economic organizations. 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.