The Master in International Geostragegy and Jihadist Terrorism is an official degree of II livello (second level) of the Pegasus University of Italy, which gives access to the doctorate due to its adaptation and reception to the Bologna plan and the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) .

This master's degree in international geostrategy is designed to provide the student with extensive knowledge related to military issues, national security, defense policy, modern defense theory, conflicts and international politics, intelligence services, terrorism and organized crime, military industry and economy. the defense, among others. The main objective of the official master's degree in geostrategy and terrorism is the highly qualified training of professionals and experts, regardless of their level or position in the decision-making structure, focused on strategic planning and international geopolitics, knowledge of the functioning of the intelligence services in the fight against terrorism and counterintelligence measures in the fight against the jihadist threat.

It is a multidisciplinary master's degree, which adopts a management and management approach, unlike the technical perspective proposed in similar programs, covering concepts, methods and techniques necessary for the integration of security, strategy and operation of all types of entities, with special emphasis in the context of the fight against terrorism.

Curriculum of the Official Master of International Geostrategy

  • History of Foreign Policy and International Relations of the US
  • The Jihadist Ideology: from Political Islamism to the Doctrine of Takfir and Global Jihadism
  • The Islamic State: Origins, Development and Threats from the Geostrategic Perspective of the Conflict. The Secret War in Syria and the Russian Military Intervention in the War against Jihadist Terrorism
  • Geopolitics and Islamist Terrorism in China
  • The Law of the Armed Forces in Operations Area
  • Strategic Uses of Cyberspace
  • Cultural Intelligence and Geopolitics of Jihadist Terrorism
  • Analysis of Cyberintelligence and Cyberterrorism
  • Research Methodology in Social Sciences
  • Final Master's Project

Qualification of the Official Master of International Geostrategy

Students who have accessed the master's degree in geostrategy with academic degree, bachelor's degree or equivalent will receive a double degree:

1.- Official Title of the Pegasus University of Italy (Master di II Livello )

'Master's Degree in International Geostrategy and Jihadist Terrorism'

2.- Own Title of Iniseg

'Master in International Geostrategy and Jihadist Terrorism'

Students who have accessed without academic qualification, will receive exclusively the INISEG own degree.

Requirements to study Official Master of International Geostrategy

This geostrategy course is designed for members of the Armed Forces, State Security Forces and Corps or other police bodies, as well as professionals whose daily activity is related to the security and defense sciences.

The master's degree is especially aimed at university graduates.

Professional outputs of the Official Master of International Geostrategy

The professional outputs of this master's degree in terrorism and geostrategy are in sectors of interest such as the State Security Forces and Corps, Armed Forces, regional police forces, administration of Justice related to the field of Criminal Law, State External Action , among them, diplomatic personnel, members of diplomatic, permanent or special missions and permanent representatives before international organizations and / or members thereof (EU, NATO, UN ...); and other areas of the Civil Administration whose work is related to the phenomenon of terrorism.

Upon completion of the master's degree in Jihadist Terrorism, the student will be able to practice as a collaborating analyst in the SECINDEF consulting firm.

With the knowledge acquired in this master's degree, the student will have a base to initiate investigations of this type and will be able to practice as an analyst and researcher of intelligence, geopolitics, international geostrategy, international relations and counterterrorism.

Program taught in:
  • Spanish

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