Call for Applications: Managing Peace and Security in Africa (MPSA), Cohort 19

20 April, 2023

The Institute for Peace and Security Studies (IPSS) is proud to announce the opening of its Executive Master’s in Peace and Security in Africa (MPSA) cohort 19 program. This program offers experienced professionals working on African peace and security issues a unique opportunity to acquire certified and in-depth training while continuing to work in their respective organizations.

The MPSA program is specifically intended for professionals with advanced degrees and years of experience in government institutions, multilateral organizations, NGOs, regional mechanisms, and regional economic communities. By joining this program, you will be welcomed into a cohort of seasoned professionals from throughout Africa.

In today’s rapidly-changing political climate, it’s essential for those working in peace and security to think creatively and proactively. The field of peace and security in Africa requires forward-thinking practitioners who can develop and implement cost-effective solutions to complex, dynamic problems.

By offering critical and reflective training, the MPSA program empowers students to become effective problem solvers in their respective organizations. The program includes a rigorous curriculum with a focus on theory and practice, site visits, workshops and seminars.

To apply and access detailed application requirements, we invite you to visit our website via this link: Should you require further assistance regarding the application process or have questions about the program itself, please do not hesitate to contact Mahlet Fitiwi, MPSA Programme Coordinator, at

Invest in yourself and advance your career in peace and security in Africa through MPSA today!