A training course organised by the Royal Higher Institute for Defence with the support of the Royal Institute for International Relations – Egmont

Seminars: dates 2022-2023

1st Sem 09-10 September 2022: Belgium
2nd Sem 14-15 October 2022: Key factors and tendencies
3th Sem 18-19 November 2022: Instability factors I
4th Sem 16-17 December 2022: Instability factors II
5th Sem 20-21 January 2023: The European Union
6th Sem 10-11 February 2023: Superpower Politics
7th Sem 17-18 March 2023: Crisis zones – (1) Former Soviet Union
8th Sem 21-22 April 2023: Crisis zones – (2) the Southern neighbourhood and the Middle East
9th Sem 26-27 May 2023: Crisis zones – (3) Africa
10th Sem 23-24 June 2023: Summary, conclusions and evaluation

Selection process

Applications, in the form of a CV and a letter of motivation using the online form.
Registration opening: November 2021.
Registration closure: 31 January 2022 at 11.59 p.m.
Selection interviews from December 2021 to February 2022.
Selection by the HSSD steering committee in late April 2022.
Auditors list approval in June 2022.
Contactirsd-hsd@mil.be

Registrations are closed

Practical details

Where? Brussels.
When? From September 2022 to June 2023, once per month from Friday 9 a.m. until Saturday 6 p.m. The auditors are accommodated on-site.
Costs? 1050 € (for non-Defence participants). Amount to be confirmed

Use of languages

The auditors use their mother tongue (French or Dutch). The speakers use French, Dutch or English. A more than passive knowledge of these three languages is therefore essential.

Chatham House Rule

The participants must adhere to the non-attribution policy in order to allow everyone, whether participant or speaker, to express his real views.


Session 2020-2021

Session 2019-2020