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June 7, 2015 – June 12, 2015
This intensive course for motivated rising sophomores and advanced undergraduates offers a college-level interdisciplinary foundation in international security. The program is offered at the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana by the Program in Arms Control, Disarmament, and International Security (ACDIS). The course includes discussions with University faculty and expert practitioners, combining an academic assessment of the fundamental challenges of international security. Students will engage in research and make team presentations on their findings.
1) to inform students about key security issues and equip them with the analytic tools to evaluate global policy proposals to address them; instructors and participants in active discussion and debate. Participants completing the workshop will be awarded an ACDIS Certificate in International Security Studies and one credit hour for passing grade.
2) to develop a self-sustaining network of students with competence and interest in security studies
3) to introduce students to careers in security policy-making in private and public sectors by meeting informally with security experts.