The School of Security Studies is the largest community of scholars in the world dedicated to the research and teaching of all aspects of security - contemporary and historical, theoretical and empirical. Our research directly informs academic and policy debates in the UK and internationally.
The School is a focal point for all security-related work across the University aiming to foster inter-disciplinary collaborations with our colleagues in the Health Schools, the Business School, Informatics and many others. The research themes that form the foundation of the School are: Strategic Studies, Military History, Regional Security, Arms Control, Intelligence, Health, Society & Culture.
Research Groups & Centres
Africa Research GroupArts & Conflict HubAir Power Studies Research GroupAsian Security & WarfareCentre for Defence Studies (CDS)Centre for Grand StrategyCentre for Science & Security Studies (CSSS)Conflict, Security & Development (CSDRG)European Centre for Energy & Resource Security (EUCERS)First World War Research GroupForesight: Early Warning & Preventive PolicyInternational Centre for the Study of Radicalisation (ICSR)InsurgencyIntelligence & International SecurityKing's Centre for Military Health ResearchKing's Centre for Military Education Outreach (CMEO)King's Centre for Military EthicsKing's Centre for Strategic CommunicationsLaughton Naval Unit Marjan Centre for the Study of War and the Non- Human SphereRegional Security Research CentreResearch Centre in International Relations (RCIR)Russian & Eurasian SecuritySecond World War Research GroupSir Michael Howard Centre for the History of War (SMHC)The British Empire at War Research GroupThe Corbett Centre for Maritime Policy StudiesTransatlantic Studies Research GroupWar Crimes