The department was founded in 2007. The basic meaning, content and The aim of the department is to provide students with knowledge about security theories, studies and concepts. The main emphasis is on to clarify the security of today's world, theoretical and methodological basis of research and study of the new security theory, NATO, EU and Slovak security policy.
The department participates in the creation of the professional profile of students in in the field of international relations and political science by a system of compulsory and compulsory elective courses: Security Policy - theoretical definition, EU and Slovak Security Policy, Conflicts and crisis in today's world. Special attention is paid to the problem of conflicts in today's world.
Department from the beginning its operation is working on specific projects related to development of security science. One of them is the preparation of meetings as part of the annual cycle international conferences "Security Forum", which provides a space for the academic and professional public to discuss the current security environment in the Slovak Republic and in the world.
The second of them is the creation of a Center of Excellence focusing on research issues national and international security and the follow-up Center excellence in crisis management, which will be special simulation and prognostic workplace.