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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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.

Le bilan des activités de recherche et d'enseignement du CIENS pour l'année universitaire 2022-2023....