Policy simulations

U.S. Army War College Simulation: Competition in the Arctic

Center for Strategic Leadership at US Army War College will host an International Strategic Crisis Negotiation Exercise with a focus on the competition in the Arctic. Students will learn about the issues in the region and will be tasked with using diplomacy to address a variety of issues regarding this conflict. This simulation will take place on September 9 & 10, 2022.

2023 International Model NATO Conference

A group of Ford School public policy students will participate and represent Germany in International Model NATO Conference (https://internationalmodelnato.org/) on February 16 – 19, 2023. U-M is offering this opportunity as part of its Developing Future Leaders in U.S.-Russia Relations program.

NASPAA-Batten Student Simulation Competition


On February 27, the Weiser Diplomacy Center, the NYU and the Cornell Institute for Public Affairs virtually hosted more than 90 graduate students from universities around the globe who competed in a real-time simulation to stop the next infectious disease outbreak during the annual NASPAA-Batten Student Simulation Competition. Developed by experts at the Batten School’s Center for Leadership Simulation and Gaming (CLSG) and backed by real-world data, the simulation places students in leadership roles within a time-sensitive, fast-paced environment where they must work together to minimize the impact of a deadly infectious disease. Read more here