NISA Winter Session on Cyber Security, Baku

Deadline: 14 December for international applicants; 18 December 2015 for local applicants
Open to: students, graduates, young researchers, early to mid-career academics, and practitioners
Venue: 11–15 January 2016, Baku, Azerbaijan


NATO International School of Azerbaijan (NISA) is a Baku-based institution that organizes public events and professional trainings to raise awareness on Euro-Atlantic security and integration. NISA events are concentrated on engaging mainly two types of audiences varying from students and young scholars, who are interested in international security, to government officials, whose primary responsibilities are directly or indirectly linked to peace and security in the region.

The Winter Session organized by NATO International School of Azerbaijan (NISA) aims at discussing fundamental issues related to cyber security, analyzing case-studies, respective strategies and policies. The Session will seek to assess the role of international law in regulation of cyber domain, including prevention and punishment of cyber crimes and other illegal activities. The discussions will also include cyber warfare, cyber terrorism, cyber defense, critical infrastructure protection, financial security, protection of citizens and their privacy, vulnerabilities of small countries to cyber threats and other related topics.


Academics and practitioners from governments, international organizations and think tanks as well as students, graduates, young researchers, early to mid-career academics, experts and practitioners, who are interested in international relations, politics and economics, including in issues related to the Euro-Atlantic area.


NISA will cover board and lodging of all participants and will reimburse up to 50 percent of travelling expenses of international participants. However, visa fee, if applies, is not reimbursed, and transportation from/to the airport is not provided.

How to apply?

The online application is due:

  • 14 December 2015 for international applicants;
  • 18 December 2015 for local applicants.

For more information please visit the official website.

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