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International Master Security, Intelligence and Strategic Studies

University of Trento

24 months
16141 EUR/year
8100 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The International Master Security, Intelligence and Strategic Studies programme from University of Trento is a 24 month Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree (EMJMD) awarded by a consortium of European universities – University of Glasgow (UK); Dublin City University (Ireland); Charles University in Prague (Czech Republic) and the University of Trento (Italy).


Key Features

Students on this degree programme examine both the causes of conflicts and a broad range of contemporary security challenges, such as terrorism, civil war and conflict, mass migration, energy supply security, cyber security and new technologies, and transnational and serious organised crime. Students will also explore the intelligence and strategic approaches used by governmental and non-governmental actors to combat these threats.

The  International Master Security, Intelligence and Strategic Studies programme from University of Trento adopts a unique approach to the study of security by combining theoretical, applied and empirical knowledge and skill sets. Students will have the opportunity to meet with and work alongside a range of academics and researchers from international partner universities and think tanks from around the world, as well as practitioner experts from governmental and industry security and defence sectors.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • International security & strategic studies
  • Intelligence analysis & policy making
  • European and International Security Studies
  • Research design and methodology
  • Strategy Applied
  • Strategy Theory
  • Comparative Approaches to Warfare and Violent Conflict
  • Research Design

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • 10 January, Scholarship Application
  • 1 April, Programme Application


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification in a relevant subject, such as, but not limited to politics, international relations, history, area and cultural studies, law, sociology, criminology, human geography, computing science, language sciences, global studies, media studies and journalism, modern languages or business

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16141 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16141 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8100 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8100 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU: € 8.100/year
  • Non-EU: €16.141/year

Living costs for Trento

700 - 1000 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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