Institute for Conflict, Cooperation and Security (ICCS)

Our multi-disciplinary approach to global security challenges creates innovative research, education, and training in conflict and cooperation.

The ICCS adopts a multidisciplinary approach to global security challenges to create innovative research, education, and training in conflict and cooperation in world politics. We aim to:

  • Sustain and advance a culture that enables world-leading research
  • Generate impact with practitioner communities
  • Be the destination of choice for students seeking knowledge and skills about global security challenges
  • Inspire meaningful engagement with real-world issues

    Courses and training

  • Postgraduate degrees

    The ICCS runs two flagship masters programmes at the cutting edge of International Relations and Political Psychology.

  • Training

    The next 5-day course in Trust, Diplomacy and Conflict Transformation will be held 20-24 April 2020.

Also in 'Institute for Conflict, Cooperation and Security'


Posted 05 August 2019

ICCS Annual Report 2018/19

Read the latest annual report from the ICCS, which highlights the significant research developments and achievements over the last 12 months.

Posted 02 August 2019

US-Iranian Relations and the Crisis of Trust

Profs David H Dunn and Nicholas J Wheeler write for the Birmingham Brief on the current Iranian crisis and the challenges of developing trust in international politics.

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