Centre interdisciplinaire sur les enjeux stratégiques (CIENS)

The Centre interdisciplinaire d’études sur les enjeux stratégiques (CIENS) is a research and teaching platform dedicated to nuclear defense and strategic issues in the broadest sense, with an interdisciplinary approach and as part of a partnership between ENS, ANSSI (Agence nationale de sécurité des systèmes d’information), the French Ministry of Defense and CEA (Commissariat à l’énergie atomique et aux énergies alternatives).

Upcoming events

From 25th to 29th nov 2024​

PSL Week / Outer Space, Cyber & Hybrid Warfare: New Areas of Conflictuality

Location : ENS, 45 rue d'Ulm

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News

CIENS is getting a facelift, with expanded teaching and research themes, new management and a reinforced team of researchers. Frédéric Gloriant, the new director, answers our questions.  What are CIENS’...

A course with an innovative and original approach will start at CIENS on Thursday March 28. It focuses on space issues and the geostrategic challenges posed by the democratization of...

Over 80 people were present in the Salle historique of the ENS Bibliothèque des Lettres....
Mélanie Rosselet, strategic affairs and continental Europe advisor to the Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs, and CIENS associate expert, has edited a book, Démocratie(s) et Dissuasion, which has just...

In March 2024, CIENS organized a week dedicated to the conflict in Ukraine, with lectures and a round-table discussion on the nuclear dimension of the conflict. On Tuesday March 19,...

In this interview, Frédéric Gloriant, Director of CIENS, talks about the role and objectives of this unique centre in France. Link to the article here.

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