Facilitating and actively promoting the study of security issues by students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign features as a fundamental aspect of the overall ACDIS mission.
ACDIS impacts students’ educational and professional development by:
- Administering the Undergraduate Certificate in Global Security.
- Providing grants and scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students for research, travel, and internship activities related to international security.
- Supporting graduate student research.
- Providing publication outlets and presentation opportunities for student research.
- Organizing lectures, summer workshops, and professional development events tailored for students.
- Supporting undergraduate groups such as the ACDIS Security Studies Group and the Illini Journal of International Security.
- Offering academic and career advising for students in the Certificate in Global Security, ACDIS Security Studies Group, or the Illini Journal of International Security.
For general questions about student opportunities at ACDIS, please consult our Frequently Asked Questions.