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About IGCC

The University of California Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation (IGCC) addresses global challenges to peace and prosperity through academically rigorous, policy-relevant research, training, and outreach on international security, economic development, and the environment.

As the University of California’s system-wide institute on international security, IGCC convenes expert researchers across UC campuses and the Lawrence Livermore and Los Alamos National Laboratories, along with US and international policy leaders, to develop solutions and provide insights on many of the most profound global security challenges.

RESEARCH

IGCC-affiliated faculty lead multi-disciplinary research programs designed to provide opportunities for student involvement. IGCC funds student research through its dissertation fellowship competition.

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TRAINING

IGCC introduces young scholars to the policy issues surrounding topics such as nuclear weapons and the relationship between national security and innovation through its summer programs and workshops.

TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES

OUTREACH

IGCC engages the wider community of scholars, students, and the public through research publications, public talks, and workshops and briefings for scholars, practitioners, and government officials.

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SYNERGY

IGCC has long collaborated with the Lawrence Livermore (LLNL) and Los Alamos (LANL) National Laboratories both on student training and on research projects that draw on the technical expertise of the labs and the insights of UC social scientists into the international, institutional, behavioral, and historical contexts of security challenges.

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