Dr. Marios Panagiotis Efthymiopoulos is the Coordinator of the Masters Program of Security and Strategic Studies at the American University in the Emirates.




Master Level:

  • Research in Strategic and Security Studies
  • International Law and Security
  • Crisis Management and Communication
  • Homeland Security
  • Introduction to Strategic and Security Studies


Supervising Master Theses on Strategy and Security on:

  • Counter-Terror
  • Cyber-Security
  • Aviation Security
  • Politics and International Affairs
  • Security Strategy
  • Iran
  • GCC future.
  • Alliance policies
  • Cultural Diplomacy
  • Policing
  • World Expo and Security
  • Dubai Smart Cities and Security


Bachelor Level:

  • Introduction to International Relations
  • Crisis Management and Communication
  • World History


Administrative tasks:

  • Coordinates a day to day, administrative work.
  • Collects and distributes reports and information to the College and respective University offices.
  • Organizes, conferences, seminars and training sessions.
  • Organizes, field trips and area studies, through promotion and creation of events.
  • Organizes committee meetings and examining committees.
  • Supervises Master Thesis Students.
  • Advises Students.
  • Coordinates with Student Affairs and administration through the College.
  • Take initiatives for new research fields and programs.
  • Tasked to support new program action, plan and syllabi
  • Tasked to support the development of Master and PhD level programs on Strategy and Security
  • Keeps a complete file of students and works of the department.


Extra curricula activities (consultation):

  • Projection Planning.
  • Risk Assessments.
  • Feasibility Studies.
  • Development Planning.
  • Strategic Consultation.
  • Security Framework Analysis.
  • Executive Commitee Reports.
  • Examining Program Commitee.