King's College London

Research portal

War Studies

Organisational unit: Department

Contact information

Strand - Main Building
King's College London
Strand
London
United Kingdom

Organisation profile

Welcome to the Department of War Studies- a global centre of excellence         

The Department of War Studies will be marking its 50th anniversary in 2012. Formally King’s College established the department in February 1962, with the first intake of students in September that year. The department plans a series of events to mark its anniversary on the theme: War Studies: A Department and a Discipline, Past, Present and Future.

The War Studies Group -comprising the departments of War Studies and Defence Studies-contributes to public life, participates in national and international networks, maintaining its international reputation for excellence in scholarship and policy-relevant research.        

Our commitment         

  • To undertake and publish world-leading, cutting edge research           
  • To provide outstanding, research-led teaching and training to the best students we can recruit.           
  • To disseminate knowledge generated within the Department through a range of knowledge transfer courses.           
  • To contribute to public life, participating in national and international networks, maintaining our international reputation for excellence in scholarship and policy-relevant research

Top downloads

View graph of relations

© 2015 King's College London | Strand | London WC2R 2LS | England | United Kingdom | Tel +44 (0)20 7836 5454