Chair Department

I heartily welcome you to Department of Aerospace Sciences and Strategic Studies of Air University, Islamabad. The Department is dedicated to train scholars and practitioners in strategic studies by imparting knowledge through a multi-disciplinary approach. Combination of aerospace and cyber space studies, besides traditional and non-traditional aspects of security, would equip DASSS students in better understanding of security challenges of 21st Century. The DASSS students would be exposed to policy making community of the country through visits and interactions with various military and government departments, besides interacting with senior practitioners and academics as guest speakers in seminars and lectures. Seminars and conferences would form important constituent enabling DASSS scholars to develop their research and communication skills and understanding of contemporary issues.

MS Strategic Studies graduates would find better job prospects in the government and non-government sectors. Their prospective employers include: security establishment; government agencies, NGOs dealing with non-traditional aspects of security such as environment, climate change, human rights and disaster management; international non-government organizations including United Nations and its various organisations including International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). DASSS graduates would also find increasing job opportunities in the print and electronic media, research organisations and academia. I invite you to join the Programme and be part of the strategic community of Pakistan.

Air Commodore Ghulam Mujaddid (Retd.) T.Bt, ndc, fawc

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