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One of the world's pre-eminent institutions focused on the study of war, conflict and international…
KIASS delivers world leading security and defence education and consultancy.
At the heart of security and defence education in the United Kingdom.
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Harnessing the depth and breadth of expertise across the War Studies and Defence Studies Departments, and the King’s Institute for Applied Security Studies, we are one of the largest multi-disciplinary communities of scholars in the world engaged in the teaching and research of all aspects of conflict, war, security and defence.
Our undergraduate, post-graduate and continuing professional development courses aim to deliver a world class learning experience for our students.
1 March 2024
Dr Samah Rafiq has been awarded an Early Career Small Research Grant from the British International…
26 February 2024
As the war in Ukraine enters its third year, academics from across the School of Security Studies at…
05 March 2024
What kind of doctoral research on, in and with Africa takes place at King’s College London?
06 March 2024
Ahead of International Women’s Day, the Faculty of Social Science & Public Policy is hosting a panel…
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