Terrorism & Security

Better understand the concept and phenomenon of terrorism, and the attempts to counter it. We will analyze recent European cases and the asymmetric strategic approaches employed by security services.

Program Highlights

  • Meet with academic experts, journalists, and politicians to discuss how current incidents and events are framed in the public discourse on Field Studies
  • Visit security operators to discuss current terror threats and learn about counter-terror measures
  • Understand the historical underpinnings of terrorism in Europe, and gain a new perspective for your future professional or academic discourse around one of the most debated burning political issues of the 21st century
  • Bring theory to life and reflect on the causes of terrorism by traveling with your class on Study Tour to sites of recent terrorist attacks

Is This Program For You?

It’s a good fit if you study:

  • International Relations
  • Political Science

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