Contact Us

Contact Us

Mailing Address:

Security Studies Program
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

1 Amherst Street, 4th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142

To be added to our email list:

We have an email list to notify people of changes/additions to Security Studies Program seminars. If you are not already on this list and wish to be added, please sign up here.

Donate to SSP:

If you would like to make a donation to SSP, please go to this link.

To request an application for admission:

The Security Studies Program does not directly admit students, or grant degrees. Students who would like to focus on security studies are enrolled through the Institute's Department of Political Science. Applicants should request materials or direct general questions about MIT's admissions process to them at:

Department of Political Science

Bldg. E53, Room 470
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA 02139
Telephone: 617-253-8336
Email: (Susan Twarog, Graduate Program Administrator)


The MIT Security Studies Program is is located near Kendall Square, Cambridge. Parking in this area is very limited. Click here for a list of public parking facilities. A limited number of metered spaces are available on surrounding streets, and free parking is occasionally available along Memorial Drive, adjacent to the Charles River.

Public Transportation

By subway, take the MBTA Red Line to the Kendall Square station. There are also several MBTA buses that stop in Kendall Square: Routes 64, 68, 85 and CT2.

MIT Maps: location of Building E40