Institute for Conflict, Cooperation and Security (ICCS)

Feature image 1Feature image 2


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

The ICCS is currently offering a number of short placement opportunities to work with us from October to December 2014. Joining the ICCS provides an excellent opportunity for those considering a research-based career in security, or even further academic studies. Click here for further information

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.

Our Autumn ICCS Seminar Series lineup has now been released, and features some exciting talks about R2PRussian geopolitics and UAVs in Pakistan. We are also pleased to announce that Professor Robert O. Keohane will be delivering a Distinguished Lecture on the Liberal quest for world order.

The ICCS blog was established to showcase our cutting-edge research, and to invoke discussion and reflection on conceptual ideas related to security and the challenges of global cooperation.