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The Centre for Military, Security and Strategic Studies is a research centre at the University of Calgary. Established in 1999, the CMSS draws from a variety of disciplines, including anthropology, political science, history, religious studies, economics, and computer science.

The Centre has an impact that exceeds its size with regard to defence and security issues in Canada and internationally. CMSS is one of the leading centres of Excellence in Military and Strategic Studies in North America.

We invite you to explore our site, and to contact us if you would like more information about our research or graduate programs.

Mission Statement

The Centre for Military, Security and Strategic Studies at the University of Calgary remains committed to promoting and developing excellence in Military, Security and Defence Studies.