Welcome to the Swedish Defence University

A unique academic environment

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Welcome new students!
If you have been admitted to one of our programmes or courses, here is a step-by-step guide to what you need to do before commencing your studies.
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Masters of all
When Emma Henriksson began her search for an academic programme in peace and security, little did she think she would end up studying at a defence uni...

Politics and War - two-year master's programme

This master's programme will give you a deeper understanding of politics, security and war. You will increase your ability to independently and critically review, evaluate and analyse complex processes and decision-making. The programme gives you a unique knowledge profile and can lead to a civilian career as for instance an analyst in a public agency, the government, a ministry or a private company, nationally or internationally.