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Intelligence and Security Informatics

The course provides both practical and theoretical knowledge of how information technology can be used for intelligence analysis and security-related applications.

The language of instruction is English.

  • Course structure

    The course includes:

    • Technology and method for analysis of data from the Internet
    • Text analysis: how to generate structured information from unstructured text
    • Author recognition and profiling
    • Social network analysis (SNA)
    • Psychology and psychometry
    • Influence and deception
    • Violent extremism and the internet
    • Ethical aspects

    Teaching format

    Lectures and seminars. 


    The course is examined through written exam and assignments.


  • Schedule

    The schedule will be available no later than one month before the start of the course. We do not recommend print-outs as changes can occur. At the start of the course, your department will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.
  • Course literature

    Note that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.

  • Contact

    Study counsellors - master