This research program includes the following lines of work:
- Strategic intelligence. Studies on intelligence services, military intelligence, cooperation regarding intelligence, source management and intelligence studies. In this line the collaboration with the Spanish National Intelligence Center (CNI) is included. The CNI takes on the teaching of the subject about Strategic Intelligence of the online Master’s Degree in Strategic and International Security Studies as part of its cooperation with the University of Granada (UGR).
- Strategic analysis. Publications about this topic referring mainly to intelligence analysis. GESI collaborates with the Center of Analysis and Prospective (CAP) of the Guardia Civil as part of the agreement between this institution and the UGR. Additionally GESI is collaborating with the Spanish Institute for Strategic Studies (IEEE) in the program called Future Work Program (2017-2018)
- The Workshop on Strategic Studies and Scenario Building in North Africa and the Middle East belongs to the program mentioned above. It was developed by the Faculty of Political Sciences and Sociology of the University of Granada during the 2016-2017 academic year. There are two basic supporting documents to this workshop: the Resources Guide for the construction and analysis of scenarios (permanently updated), and the explanation of the construction techniques and analysis of scenarios in Security and Defense. The workshop from the academic year 2016-2017 concluded with the celebration of the V Workshop on Prospective: Construction of future scenarios, which was organized in collaboration with the CAP and the IUISI, on May 2017.