Developing the next generation of international security specialists

Undergraduate Programs

Graduate and Post Graduate Programs

Online Courses

Bootcamps and Executive Education

Undergraduate Programs

Introductory Courses in Security

CISAC offers rigorous introductory courses in security.
Margolin, Crenshaw, Blacker

Honors Program

Receive mentorship from renowned academics.
CISAC Undergraduate R.A. showcase

Undergraduate Research Opporunities

Work with CISAC faculty and senior researchers on pressing issues in international security.

Graduate and Post Graduate Programs

Master's in International Policy

Earn your Master of Arts in International Policy at Stanford University.
CISAC Fellows Encina Hall


Conduct scholarly research in a rigorous academic environment.

Online Courses

Security Matters

Security Matters offers access to teachings from leading Stanford professors, former government officials and other scholars from around the world.

The Threat of Nuclear Terrorism

Former Secretary of Defense William J. Perry and a team of international experts explore what can be done about the threat of nuclear terrorism.

International Security Graduate Certificate

The International Security graduate certificate provides the opportunity to acquire a background in treaties and policy as context for work in defense systems, verification, and other complex security issues.

Bootcamps & Executive Education

Bootcamps for Policymakers

Exploring cybersecurity, Capitol Hill-style.

Bootcamps for Media

A media cyber boot camp gave some of the nation’s top national security reporters a deep dive into key cyber issues, developing broader networks of experts to help inform the public debate.