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Naif Arab University for Security Sciences

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Saudi Arabia


NAUSS is a unique educational institution in the Arab world and is situated in Riyadh, the capital of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Programs and research at the University relate to a large number of security topics including counter-terrorism, drugs, human trafficking, forensic sciences, strategic sciences, civil defence, border security, criminal justice, domestic violence, fraud, rehabilitation of offenders, prison management, security training and education, and more. The University is one of the 13 centers around the world that are collectively part of the United Nations Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Program Network. NAUSS specializes in advanced security related studies at postgraduate level in the form of diplomas, master’s degrees and doctorate programs. NAUSS also offers other security related diplomas and training courses, and holds various security exhibitions. The medium of study is Arabic and students come from all over the Arab world. Students may be accepted from other countries upon agreement from the executive committee. NAUSS is the only academic institution directly serving the Council of Arab Interior Ministers. Programs at NAUSS are offered in accordance with the directions and advice of the Council of Arab Interior Ministers and the Arab League.

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