• Welcome


    Welcome to the Center for Security Studies, bringing together experts and scholars from every discipline who study international security issues.

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  • Graduate Student Symposium

    Graduate Student Symposium

    The Center for Security Studies hosted its inaugural Graduate Student Symposium, entitled "The Changing Calculus of Security and Violence", on Saturday, November 21, 2015.

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  • CSS-Ntrepid Cyber Symposium

    CSS-Ntrepid Cyber Symposium

    On November 19, 2015, the Center for Securities Studies and Ntrepid, a cybersecurity firm, partnered to host the inaugural Ntrepid-CSS Cyber Syposium featuring the Fall 2015 CSS Ntrepid Fellows.

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  • SSP Flag Football Game

    SSP Flag Football Game

    SSP Student Council hosted the bi-annual flag football game versus AU on Friday, November 13th.

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  • OSS Society Dinner

    OSS Society Dinner

    SSP student volunteers supported the OSS Society black-tie dinner on Saturday, November 7th.

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  • Global Connections

    Global Connections

    Director Hoffman with SSP Student and Boren Fellow, Nathan Slaughter at Za'atari refugee camp 10 miles from Syria.

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  • GSSR


    Georgetown Security Studies Review (GSSR), the official online academic review of Georgetown University’s Security Studies Program, was founded and is operated entirely by SSP students.

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  • 2015 George T. Kalaris Intelligence Conference

    2015 George T. Kalaris Intelligence Conference

    Watch the 2015 Kalaris Intelligence Conference, that took place on September 24th, here for thoughts on technology, intelligence and national security.

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  • Academics


    The Security Studies Program (SSP) is the nation’s preeminent professional Master of Arts program devoted to security studies.

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Secure Our World, Advance Your Career

Georgetown University’s Center for Security Studies (CSS) in the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service offers an expansive curriculum, in-depth research, and critical dialogue on security issues. 

As the oldest and most respected master’s degree program in its field, the Security Studies Program (SSP) is dedicated to preparing a new generation of analysts, policymakers, and scholars fully knowledgeable about the range of international and national security problems and foreign policy issues of the 21st Century.

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