The Advanced Certificate Program in Counter-Terrorism Studies, offered by Counter-Terrorism Solutions (CTS), Ltd at the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT), is a unique opportunity for professionals to learn about central issues in counter-terrorism and homeland security both from those with first-hand experience and those involved in cutting-edge research in these fields. Based on years of extensive research, instruction and work in the field, this multidisciplinary program brings together the best of academic theory and practical knowledge.
The Advanced Certificate Program combines academic study, simulations, workshops and on-site briefings. The course provides concentrated, in-depth exposure to the phenomenon of modern terrorism and its characteristics, modus operandi, scope and dissemination throughout the world. In addition, participants will develop an understanding of the challenge this phenomenon presents to decision-makers, security establishments, first responders and the business sector, based on the experience Israel has accumulated in the field.
Circumstances have forced Israel to develop sophisticated counter-terrorism strategies and techniques and to amass extensive knowledge regarding terrorism. The program allows participants from around the world to benefit from Israel’s experience and advanced international counter-terrorism efforts.
The Advanced Certificate Program will be taught in English over a three-week period during July 2022. It includes four graduate level courses delivered by top experts from Israel and abroad, who are among ICT’s senior researchers and associates. Each course consists of 20 academic hours taught over a concentrated period of one week.
“A world-class center for the study of counter-terrorism, ICT keeps scholars and operators up to speed with the latest trends in the field. Living on the fault lines of the problems posed by terrorism gives ICT’s work an immediacy and insight that is unparalleled.”
Gen. Montgomery C. Meigs, Former Commander, US Army, Europe
“Reichman University in Herzliya, through its International Institute for Counter-Terrorism, provides one of the best academic settings in the world for the study of the dynamics of and defense against international terrorism. Staffed by a broad range of experts that combine both practical and academic expertise in combating terrorism, studying at the institute provides unique and useful insight into one of the 21st century’s most difficult challenges.”
Gen. John Abizaid, Former Commander of the United States Central Command (CENTCOM), USA