Institute for Conflict, Cooperation and Security (ICCS)

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The Institute for Conflict, Cooperation and Security (ICCS) was established at the University of Birmingham to promote a multidisciplinary approach to address the security challenges that arise from global interconnectedness. 

Postgraduate Degrees

A new book has just been released on the legacy of the Cold War, featuing a chapter coauthored by Professor Nicholas J Wheeler on: 'Concepts and Practices of Cooperative Security: Building Trust in the International System'

Our new flagship MSc in Global Cooperation and Security contains an exciting mix of academic teaching with professional training. For 2014/15 we offer a number of dedicated work placements.

On Monday 31st April we will be launching our first ICCS training programme in 'Trust, Diplomacy and Conflict Transformation' involving a number of high profile speakers from both the academic and practitioner community

We have specialist expertise in four thematic areas of security that guide our research and teaching practices. We are also currently engaged in a number of funded projects with policy relevance.