Chair Department

Welcome to the Department of Aerospace Sciences And Strategic Studies (DASSS)!

I heartily welcome you to Department of Aerospace Sciences and Strategic Studies (DASS) of Air University, Islamabad. The Department is dedicated to train scholars and practitioners in strategic studies by imparting knowledge through a multi-disciplinary approach. Combination of aerospace and cyberspace studies, Pakistan’s power potentials, national interests, traditional and non-traditional aspects of security and regional/international power dynamics are studied to equip DASSS students to devise strategies to meet the national security challenges of 21st Century. DASSS students are exposed to meet the strategic community of the country through visits and interactions with military and government departments, besides interacting with practitioners and academics as guest speakers. Seminars and conferences would form important constituent of the studies, enabling DASSS students to develop their research and communication skills and understanding of the contemporary issues.

DASSS graduates are likely to find better job prospects in government and non-government sectors. Their prospective employers include: security establishment; government agencies; NGOs dealing with non-traditional aspects of security such as extremism, environment, climate change, human rights and disaster management; international non-government organizations including United Nations and its various organisations like International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). DASSS graduates would also find increasing job opportunities in the print and electronic media, research organisations and academia.

Join the Programme and be part of the strategic community of Pakistan.

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Dr. Ghulam Mujaddid