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At the heart of security and defence education in the UK
Focused solely on the complexities of conflict and security
Delivering world leading security and defence education and consultancy
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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.
28 November 2023
Students, academics, staff and visitors came together to discuss priorities for climate action ahead…
22 November 2023
Jo Lakey has been appointed as the new Interim Director of Operations for the Faculty of Social…
05 December 2023
This event explores reconceptualising violent political conflict.
This Annual Lecture will explore Grand Alliance of the British Empire, the Soviet Union and the…
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5 December 2023, 10:00
Take a virtual tour of our Strand & Bush House…
7 December 2023, 17:00
Take a virtual tour of our Guy's campus