CLAWS-MAHE University Cell






The Centre for Land Warfare Studies (CLAWS) has established a joint initiative with Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE), Manipal, formerly known as Manipal University, to conduct PhD programme for the Army Officers. CLAWS has taken this initiative with a view to further enhance the professional military education (PME) of officers, as also to prepare a pool of officers for instructional duties in Army Institutions.

CLAWS and MAHE have jointly signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) to initiate PhD programme for Officers in broad subjects that include Geopolitics, National Security, Strategic Studies and International Relations. MAHE, Manipal, is one of the few universities in India that has a separate department of ‘Geopolitics and International Relations’. As mentioned on the MAHE website, the Department of Geopolitics and International Relations focuses research on almost all the geopolitical regions with a greater focus on East Asia and South Asia, Strategic Technologies for National Security with a Focus on Outer Space, Nuclear Strategy of Major Powers, Delivery systems of China and Pakistan, Global Security Challenges, Dimensions of National Security, India’s Foreign Policy Challenges, Cyber Warfare and Critical Infrastructure Security, Maritime Security, Indo-Pacific Security Architecture, Counter terrorism, Insurgency and asymmetric Conflict. In addition to above, certain additional subjects have also been proposed to MAHE for inclusion and consideration.

All applications should be submitted to CLAWS by 30 June 2021

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