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Strategic Studies

Course 2013-2014


This course introduces the students to the main concepts, theories and debates in the field of strategic studies. It will address the history of strategic thought going back to the nineteenth century. It aims to, furthermore, elaborate on the main ideas on the causes and conduct of war and the frameworks and theories that have been developed to understand and dissect the versatile phenomenon of war in the modern period.

Methods of Instruction


Study Material



The details of the examination will be announced at the start of the course.


Friday 1 November until 20 December, 11.00-13.00 hrs in SA41 (except 8 Nov in 5A42, 20 Dec in 5A23 and 22 November no class)
Friday 15 November, 11.00-14.00 hrs in SA41

Entrance Requirements