What to study

The Swedish Defence University is a specialized university in the area of defence, crisis management and security.

Currently we offer the following programmes and courses for non-Swedish speaking students:


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Politics and War – two-year Master's Programme
This programme will give you a deeper understanding of either War Studies or Political Science with a specialization in crisis management and security...

Stand alone courses

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Responsibility in International Law
This course considers the notion of responsibility in international law and aims to provide a basic knowledge of the forms of responsibility present i...
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Law of Armed Conflict
This course will give you a comprehensive introduction to the law of armed conflict or international humanitarian law with a focus on applying it in t...