Israel is at the focus of the world's attention in both security and diplomacy matters. It is also the center of enormous professional expertise in both these fields. Embodying that unique knowledge and skill, our International MA in security studies and Diplomacy program brings together internationally renowned scholars and former leading practitioners in both security and diplomacy, offering students an exceptional learning experience in English. Educational tours and meetings with Israeli and foreign officials are incorporated into the curriculum.
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Tel Aviv University you will be learning from those who have sat in situation rooms, at the negotiating table, in houses of government and on the frontlines of both war and peace. Your professors will draw upon their expertise as well as their firsthand experience in the region to offer you exclusive insight into the reality of the subject matter.
Most importantly, your academic pursuits leverage all that Israel has to offer. Through security field trips, ambassador forums, lecture series and networking opportunities, the program will tackle issues facing Israel and the Middle East, including the Arab-Israeli conflict, as effective case studies, allowing you to graduate with both an expertise in the region and the ability to apply the same strategic thinking to challenges around the globe.
The Security and Diplomacy program extends far beyond the traditional classroom. Our students engage with high-ranking diplomats and other decision makers in our weekly Ambassador Forum and build practical understanding on field visits to Israel's borders and key security sites.
We are looking for students who are truly excited by today's key issues in the fields of security, strategy and international policy formation, and we prepare them for a wide range of career opportunities. Alumni and current students in the Security and Diplomacy program have secured jobs and internships at Israel's preeminent think tanks, numerous embassies, media and advocacy organizations, the United Nations, private security companies and other public and private employers.