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Citadel Summer in Estonia

Term To Study: Summer 2018
Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2018
Program Starts: Jul 01, 2018
Program Ends: Jul 21, 2018
Program Category: One-Country
Program Type: Faculty-led
Program Fee: $3,600
Contact Phone: 843-953-9680
Contact Name: Dr. Carl Jensen
Contact Email:
What is Included: -Lodging
-Some meals
-On-site Transportation
-Local Guides
-Tuition for 6 credits

What is not Included: -Roundtrip Airfare
-Passport Fees
-Personal Expenses
Program Description


CRMJ 465/CRMJ 510/CSCI 227/ PSCI 433/ INTL 465 - Principles and Practices of Cybersecurity - 3 credits
CRMJ 465/ PSCI 336/ CRMJ 585/ INTL 465 - Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States - 3 credits

Note: Students will earn 6 credits by participating in this program. Courses are cross-listed, allowing students flexibility in course selection. Graduate course sections are also included.

After completing these courses, students will be able to discuss the following:
-Course One: Principles and Practices of Cybersecurity
•The implementation, challenges and limitations of E-Estonia and Estonian e-services
•Foundations and Management of Cyber Security
•Privacy and Other Concerns of a Digital Society
•How to Live Securely in A Digital Society
•Estonian Experience of Cyber Conflicts and Attacks
•National Cyber Security Organisational Setup in Estonia
•International Cyber Terrorism Related Threats to International Peace and Security

-Course Two: Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States
•Russia's perceptions of the EU and vision of world order and the EU-US relationship
•"Russian world" and Europe's Russophone communities
•Soviet and Post-Soviet relations between Russia and Estonia
•Estonia’s strategic position in the world and its Post-Soviet challenges
•Ideas and Images of Europe in EU-Russia Contested Borderlands (focus on Ukraine and Georgia)
•Comparative Politics and Government of the Baltic States
•Cooperation Among the Baltic States: Reality and Prospects
•Military Dynamics of the Baltic Region
•Intelligence Capabilities and Cooperation between the Baltic States


This 3-week study abroad opportunity in Estonia will take place at the University of Tartu. Given its strategic location and role in worldwide cybersecurity (it houses NATO's Cyber Defense Centre of Excellence), Estonia may be the most exciting country in Europe. Multiple day trips and overnight excursions to various sites will be included in the program.

-Students will have the opportunity to visit the following sites:
*Tallinn - including US Embassy and NATO Center of Excellence for Cyber Defense


Dr. Carl Jensen
Department of Intelligence & Security Studies

Dr. Terry Mays
Department of Political Science

Dr. Mays has had extensive study abroad experience and led the Estonia program in 2017.

Quick Facts

Population: 1274709
Capital: Tallinn
Per-capita GDP: $ 20600
Size: 45228 km2
Time Zone: (GMT + 02:00 hours) Kaliningrad

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