Young Professionals


The ICTYN Young Professional programme is an affiliate membership tier open to those willing to pursue excellence in academic research and/or establish a career as practitioners both in the private and public sector.

A Young Professional reflects the core essence of ICTYN as a hub for outstanding and innovative research in security studies, where outstanding postgraduates and doctoral researchers can develop, test and deliver cutting edge theories and analysis in contact with relevant stakeholders.

Young Professionals can also serve as junior mentors and advise graduate students based on their experience. Moreover, they are invited to work with selected members on academic publications and reports.

To learn more about ICTYN's affiliation levels, please click here

Benefits for Young Professionals
  1. The ICTYN offers the possibility for Young Professionals to submit a stand alone research proposal.
  2. Opportunity to contact experts and stakeholders within the network to progress the application of their work.
  3. Form pairs to conduct outstanding and innovative research and deliver cutting edge results or lead a team of graduate students within their respective projects.
  4. Publish, present and promote their research within the ICTYN community.
  5. Opportunity to mentor ICTYN's student members.