Preparing a new generation of analysts, policymakers, and scholars


Advisory Services, and Executive and Professional Education

Dedicated to providing training and consultancy services to government, businesses and the community. We are continually building and developing partnerships with private and public organisations, sharing expertise and enabling our clients to develop a better understanding of Libya’s changing security environment.

We work with organisations of all shapes and sizes with the common goal of facilitating knowledge transfer through the following:

  • Tailored briefings

  • Short courses

  • Special programmes

  • Consultancy


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Libya Vision 2020 Labs

Libya Vision 2020 advances a national vision to guide critical analysis of the constraints that need to be overcome for transformative change by 2020. Libya Vision 2020 labs convene expert panels to analyze development challenges and advance concrete action plans to translate the national vision into action. The Center for Strategic Studies works with the Libya Vision 2020 Labs Coordination Office under the Center for Libyan Studies to develop background working papers, convene lab working groups, engage with stakeholders via the Libya Vision 2020 Citizen Portal, and report progress.

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International Programs

Through our overseas partnerships with elite defense and security schools and institutions, we offer students the opportunity to spend time learning from global leaders to broaden their exposure to cutting edge practices.

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Graduate Programs

LIAS has plans to offer a Master of Arts in Global Security Studies which will provide rigorous training to students entering the defense and security fields. 

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