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Durham University

Durham Global Security Institute

Global Networks and Partnerships

Building on existing partnerships between Durham University, participating Departments and individual academics, DGSI is embedded in a dense network of high-profile global partnerships. Within the University, DGSI can draw on partnerships with:

Through Durham University, DGSI has access to the:

Globally, DGSI can build on its staff's existing links with leading scholars and practitioners based in, among others, institutions such as:


  • Council of Europe (Venice Commission and Directorate General of Human Rights and Legal Affairs)
  • Commonwealth Secretariat
  • Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe, Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights
  • World Economic Forum
  • NATO School (Germany)
  • Processes of International Negotiation Network

United Kingdom       

  • International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation, King's College London
  • Centre for the Study of 'Radicalisation' & Contemporary Political Violence, Aberystwyth University
  • Middle East Centre, St Antony's College, Oxford University
  • London Middle East Institute, School of Oriental and African Studies
  • Institute of Technology and Security, and Institute for Information Infrastructure Protection (I3P), Dartmouth College
  • Chatham House
  • UK Land Warfare Centre 

United States

  • United States Naval War College
  • United States Institute of Peace
  • National Defense University, Washington, DC
  • School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University
  • Penn Programme in Ethnic Conflict, University of Pennsylvania 

European Union

  • George C. Marshall European Center for Security Policy (Germany/US)
  • Bertelsmann Foundation (Germany)
  • EU Institute for Security Studies, Paris
  • International Institute of Humanitarian Law (Italy)
  • Netherlands Institute of International Relations, Clingendael
  • Geneva Centre for Democratic Control of Armed Forces
  • Geneva Centre for Security Policy
  • Swedish National Defence College

Middle East and Asia

  • Jordan Institute of Diplomacy
  • Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research
  • Gulf Research Centre, Dubai
  • Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi
  • Pakistan Institute for Peace Studies, Islamabad.