Course Aim: Students will understand basic aims and factors of security policy, including new threats and global key actors, in particular with respect to Euro-Atlantic security and the European Security Architecture.

Course subjects:

Introduction into International Relations theory as well as to security policy
Introduction to political geography and global economics
Presentation of global key players/major powers (the USA; Russia; and China)
Presentation of security policy institutions both global (the United Nations) and regional (the European security architecture – NATO, the European Union/EU, and the OSCE). Particular emphasis will be given to NATO/PfP and to the European Security and Defence Policy (ESDP) as well as the military dimension of cooperative security policy (arms control)


Up to 40 national and international participants, military and civilian.
Participants should have following standards of proficiency in English (as described in STANAG 6001): 2, 2, 2, 2

REMARKS: Training and education provided by prominent military and civilian academics, instructors and subject matter experts, both national and international. 

Reference: The Course is certified by the Faculty of Political Science, the University of Sarajevo in accordance with Bologna process with 6 ETCS as an elective subject at the first year of postgraduate studies in politology and security studies.

Application deadline: 30 days before the start of activity