International Security - Semester 2 and Semester 4

Master in International Security - Programme 2016-2017: Semester 2 and 4

Sciences Po Common Core Curriculum (Semester 2 only: Please select 1 course - 24 hours)
CoursesHours / semesterECTSInstructorsResources
Formation commune246 Formation commune

Students must take one course from "Formation commune de Sciences Po" in Semester 1 and one in Semester 2

Skills (Semester 2 only: Please select 1 course - 24 hours)
CoursesHours / semesterECTSInstructorsResources
Skills244 Syllabus

Students must take one skills course, either in Semester 1 or in Semester 2. Students may choose the language of instruction. Please note that students may obtain a waiver for the skills course upon presentation of the appropriate justifications (transcripts, syllabi and letter of motivation) before course registration to their academic advisor who makes the final decision. As a consequence, students will attempt 4 fewer credits overall during their program.

Core curriculum (Please select 3 courses in different categories - 72 hours)*
TypeCoursesHours / semesterECTSInstructorsResources
International Law: (First year students please select one course - compulsory for M1)KINT4175 - International Public Law (Lecture)244Rosemary-Ann BYRNESyllabus
KINT4170 - Droit International Public (Cours magistral)244Gérard CAHINSyllabus
OADH2055 - The International Criminal Court and Human Rights244William SCHABASSyllabus
KINT4650 - Law of Armed Conflict244Sara AMINISyllabus
OADH4080 - Fundamentals of International Criminal Law244Anyssa BELLALSyllabus
KINT7600 - Law and Responsabilities of Internationale Organization244Pierre BODEAU-LIVINECSyllabus
KINT4810 - Droit des conflits armés244Olivier BARRATSyllabus
KINT7610 - Cyber Law244Andrew MURRAYSyllabus
KINT4945 - International Law and the Use of Force (Lecture)244Olivier CORTENSyllabus
OADH3090 - La protection internationale : réfugiés, apatrides et déplacés244Caroline LALY-CHEVALIER, Julian FERNANDEZ, Jacques Dia GONDOSyllabus
OADH2090 - Le droit international des secours humanitaires entre le droit de la guerre et la lutte contre le terrorisme04Françoise BOUCHET SAULNIERSyllabus
KINT4635 - International Organizations: Law and Practice on the International Civil Service244Souheil EL ZEINSyllabus
KINT5045 - International Law and Security244Robin GEISSSyllabus
KINT5035 - Law of International Organizations244Gerd DROESSESyllabus
ConflictKINT4785 - Causes of War244Marco CESASyllabus
OADE2020 - Economics of Conflict244Petros SEKERISSyllabus
KINT5040 - L'élaboration d'un système de forces militaires244Jean-Marie FAUGERESyllabus
KINT4220 - Use of Armed Forces244Michel YAKOVLEFFSyllabus
KINT5120 - Commander les armées en démocratie244Jean-Louis GEORGELINSyllabus
KINT4645 - War and the International Order244Jean-Baptiste JEANGENE-VILMERSyllabus
KINT4850 - Gestion des crises sécuritaires en Afrique244Philippe SUSNJARASyllabus
KINT3320 - From Peacekeeping to Peacebuilding (Lecture)244Ronald HATTOSyllabus
KINT5095 - Gender and the Challenges of State-collapse, Peacebuilding and Statebuilding244Judith GARDNERSyllabus
KINT5030 - Conduct of Strategy***244Rupert SMITH, Jean PHELIZONSyllabus
KINT3380 - Crisis Management in Practice244David CHUTER, Jérôme SPINOZA, Damien CYPRYK, Romain POIROT-LELLIG, Léonard VINCENT, Guillaume LE DUCSyllabus
KINT5110 - Peer to Peer international workshop: Challenging Extremism ***244TOPOLNYTSKY MichaelSyllabus
KINT4585 - Génocides et violences extrêmes244Jacques SEMELINSyllabus
OCSA2040 - Pakistan at the Crossroads – once again244Christophe JAFFRELOTSyllabus
KINT5065 - Cryptowars Redux: Negotiating Security and Privacy in the Digital Realm244Niranjan SIVAKUMARSyllabus
KINT5055 - Normandy Staff Ride***244Vincent DESPORTES, Peter HERRLYSyllabus
OMCO2025 - Mapping controversies: Counting the dead ***244Thomas TARISyllabus
SecurityKINT4595 - War and Peace in European Neighbourhoods244Antonio Missiroli, Thierry TARDY, Nicu POPESCU, Florence GAUBSyllabus
KINT4930 - Le conseil de sécurité244Jean-Marc DE LA SABLIERESyllabus
KINT5100 - International Organizations : UN, EU, NATO : Challenges and Evolution244Giampaolo DI PAOLASyllabus
KINT4350 - NATO and the EU : challenges of current international crises244Benoît D'ABOVILLESyllabus
OAIN2060 - Secret Intelligence in the Digital Age (Lecture)244David OMANDSyllabus
OADD2110 - Climate Change and International Security244Odette TOMESCU-HATTOSyllabus
OAIN2035 - Menaces sécuritaires internationales244Philippe MIGAUXSyllabus
KINT4340 - Renseignement et terrorisme244Jean-Pierre POCHONSyllabus
KINT5075 - Mapping and Designing National and Global Strategies to Counter Terrorism and Transnational Organised Crime244Christina SCHORI LIANGSyllabus
KINT5115 - Terrorisme et contre-terrorisme à l'heure
du jihadisme
244Yves TROTIGNON, Guillaume DELBAUFFESyllabus
OADE2030 - The Political Economy of the Defence Industry244Andrew JAMESSyllabus
OADE2015 - La contractualisation des programmes d'armement au service des forces244Yves-René GUILLOU, Marine BOUTETSyllabus
KINT4760 - Le nouveau bouleversement stratégique244Jean-Louis GERGORIN, Renaud GIRARDSyllabus
KINT5090 - Comprehensive Approach and Current Military Operations (Security/Governance/Development nexus)244Marc FOUCAUD, Franck BADUELSyllabus
KINT5050 - Rule of Law and Development244Eleonora MELI MESSINEOSyllabus
KINT5015 - Human Security  Shahrbanou TADJBAKHSHSyllabus
OAFP3020 - Océans, enjeux de sécurité et de défense244Nicolas CASALSyllabus
KINT4940 - L'économie maritime244Cyrille POIRIER-COUTANSAIS, Camille MOREL, Alexia POGNONECSyllabus
OAGR2050 - Managing operational information and analyses in an international environment244Thomas BROTELSyllabus
OAGR2060 - From Homeland Security to Societal Security244Richard NARICHSyllabus
KINT4765 - Global Hunger244Olivier DE SCHUTTERSyllabus
KINT4855 - Lectures opérationnelles d'actions sécuritaires en Afrique de l'Ouest et Centrale244Jean-Philippe GANASCIASyllabus
OCAS2065 - Defense and Security in Asia (Lecture)244Emmanuel PUIGSyllabus
KINT4950 - L'économie sale244Jean-Baptiste CARPENTIER, Jérôme POIROTSyllabus
OCMO2165 - Lessons (not) Learnt in Afghanistan244Bette DAMSyllabus
OCRU2040 - Security Issues in Post-Soviet States244Olivier FERRANDOSyllabus
OCMO2210 - The Military and Security Sector in the Arab World244Daniel BRUMBERGSyllabus
KINT5105 - Planification et conduite d'une opération militaire: exercice "Coalition" à l'école de Guerre***244Philippe BOONESyllabus
Diplomacy and Negotiation (with a priority to 2nd year students)OADI2015 - Theory and Practice of Diplomacy (Lecture)244Miguel Angel MORATINOSSyllabus
KINT3305 - Issues in Contemporary Conflict Resolution (Lecture)244Alvaro DE SOTOSyllabus
KINT3300 - Diplomatie transformationnelle (technique du coup d'Etat)244Jean-Michel LACOMBESyllabus
KINT3225 - International Mediation and Conflict Resolution244Charles TENENBAUMSyllabus
KINT4960 - De l'humanitaire à la diplomatie : des engangements pluriels Cas d'étude du Kurdistan244Frédéric TISSOTSyllabus
KINT4215 - Simulation Workshop: the Iranian Case (48h) ***484François NICOULLAUDSyllabus
KINT4400 - Art et relations internationales244Frédéric RAMELSyllabus
OADI2040 - Practising Diplomacy today: an Ambassador at Work244Claude BLANCHEMAISONSyllabus
OADI2060 - The Craft of Diplomacy: how an Embassy Works244Jean DE GLINIASTYSyllabus
OADI2065 - Applied diplomacy: decision making - communication - crisis management***244Ursula PLASSNIKSyllabus
OADI2070 - Multilateral Diplomacy : the Case of Climate (Lecture)244Laurence TUBIANASyllabus
KINT5010 - Simulation of Negotiations : Ukraine-Russia-European Union Relations ***244Micheline CALMY REY Benoit D'ABOVILLESyllabus
KINT5080 - Diplomacy in Practice244Christopher PRENTICE, Simon FRASERSyllabus
KINT5085 - Relations internationales : lignes de
fractures et régulations aujourd'hui
244Bruno FOUCHERSyllabus
OCMO2155 - Diplomatic Successes and Failures: the Arab Israeli Conflict as a Case Study244Abdelelah AL KHATIBSyllabus
OADI2080 - History of Nation Branding, Soft Power and Cultural Diplomacy (Lecture)244Jessica GIENOW-HECHTSyllabus
OADI2085 - Foreign Policy and Diplomacy : Current Dynamics244Luis AMADOSyllabus
Proliferation and Arms ControlKINT4200 - WMD Counter-proliferation: Interdiction, Deterrence and Defense244Fouad EL-KHATIBSyllabus
KINT5025 - Security in a Nuclear-armed World (Lecture)244Benoit PELOPIDASSyllabus
War and International JusticeKINT3330 - Justice pénale internationale244Isabelle FOUCHARDSyllabus
KINT4260 - Justice transitionnelle (Afrique et Amérique latine)244Sandrine LEFRANCSyllabus
KINT3325 - Ethno-Political Conflict and International Law244Théodore CHRISTAKISSyllabus
Advanced Seminar: Courses dedicated to second year students
Second year students please select one course - compulsory for M2
KINT4775 - La stratégie dans ses champs d'action (cours magistral)246Vincent DESPORTESSyllabus
KINT4390 - The Art and Ethics of Leadership246Peter HERRLYSyllabus
KINT4845 - Political Military Relationship, from Theory to Practice246Philippe VIALSyllabus
KINT4620 - Victims' Rights, International Criminal Law and proceedings246Jeanne SULZERSyllabus
KINT4865 - Fragile States in a Globalized World246Julien SERRESyllabus
KINT4965 - The United Nations in Practice : the Case of Disarmement246Angela KANE, David AtwoodSyllabus
KINT4335 - Communication Workshop in Development, Post-Conflict and Humanitarian Environments246Sébastien TURBOTSyllabus
OADH4060 - Protection :Through the Looking Glass of the UN Security Council06Bruno STAGNO UGARTESyllabus
KINT4225 - Working in Post Conflict Countries246Emmanuel DE DINECHINSyllabus
KINT5070 - Lectures on the general crisis of the international system246David RIEFFSyllabus

Reminder : If you enrolled for an annual project (Projet collectif) last semester, you may ask for a waiver for a core curriculum course in the Spring, pending on the approval of your academic advisor.
Innovative courses : please note that courses with the * sign are those showcasing innovative pedagogical formats.
For your information, courses indicated as « lecture » are those open to more than 32 students

Concentration courses (Please select 2 courses - 48 hours)
CoursesHours / semesterECTSInstructorsResources
Regional Concentrations24 x 24 x 2 Syllabus
Thematic Concentrations24 x 24 x 2 Syllabus

Students must choose 2 concentrations which they will follow for the duration of their studies at PSIA. Each semester, students take 2 courses: 1 in each concentration. A concentration in Regional Studies is highly recommended for all students.

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A modern foreign language244 Languages

*Students who are not fluent in French are encouraged to take French.

Épreuves du diplôme (Semester 4)
EnseignementsVolume horaire semestrielCréditsEnseignantsRessources Numériques
Grand Oral 6  
Special features: please select one only (optional)
EnseignementsVolume horaire semestrielCréditsEnseignantsRessources Numériques
PSIA special features244 Syllabus

Total required ECTS : 30 or 34 for semester 2, Total required ECTS : 32 for semester 4