Resident courses

The Marshall Center's College of International and Security Studies offers military and civilian officials resident courses that focus on democratic defense management and national, regional and international security:

  1. Program on Countering Transnational Organized Crime International Forum (CTOC-IF)
  2. Program on Applied Security Studies (PASS)
  3. European Security Seminar – North (ESS-N) 20-06
  4. Program on Countering Transnational Organized Crime (CTOC)
  5. English Language Enhancement Course (ELEC)
  6. European Security Seminar – East (ESS-E) 20-09
  7. Program on Cyber Security Studies (PCSS)
  8. European Security Seminar – South (ESS-S)
  9. Program on Terrorism and Security Studies (PTSS)
  10. Senior Executive Seminar (SES)
  11. Seminar on Regional Security (SRS)


ESS-E and SRS are taught simultaneously in English and Russian. All other courses are offered in English only.

The Marshall Center also partners with the Bundeswehr University in Munich for a 12-month Master in International Security Studies postgraduate degree. It is an international, policy-oriented program, designed especially for the requirements of military, diplomatic and other governmental institutions. The MISS aims at preparing future leaders for executive assignments in national and international military, diplomatic, governmental and private services, providing them with an extensive, practice-oriented knowledge of security studies, international law, strategic studies, terrorism, stability operations and civil security.

In addition to its resident programs, the College also hosts the Partner Language Training Facility Europe (PLTCE), the Eurasian Foreign Area Officer Program, and the U.S. Senior and International Fellows Programs.