Organized by ”Mihai Viteazul” National Intelligence Academy, under the Romanian Presidential Administration aegis, in partnership with Harvard University and National Intelligence University (USA), the program ”Security in the Black Sea Region. Shared challenges, sustainable future” represents an alternative communication and cooperation platform among diplomats, academia, and security experts from the Black Sea region.

SBSR turns into good account the philosophy, mission and goals of the regional Black Sea Security Program, initiated by Harvard University 15 years ago, with the main purpose the exchange of ideas and good practices in the effective management of threats and risk factors regionally, by developing a joint fund of knowledge and relating to the new risk factors in the region. The current program also has the mission to promote regional actors’ responsibility and initiative in approaching security challenges specific to the Black Sea region.

The program addresses public leadership and leading academia and security experts, intelligence practitioners, ministries of defense and internal affairs of the Black Sea riparian states and their strategic partners.

The 2017 edition will be devoted to a much needed and timely debate on „(Con)tested power continuities in the Black Sea Region”.


In order to enroll in the program, please send your resume and a letter of application outlining the reasons for wanting to attend the course to [email protected] .


Important dates:

The deadline for receiving applications -15th of April

Notification of acceptance – 1st of May.