The Center for Homeland Defense and Security's University and Agency Partnership Program

UAPP Partners

Institute for Defense and Business (IDB)

UAPP Partner

Chapel Hill NC |

The IDB is an independent, non-profit education and research institute dedicated to advancing communication and understanding, especially in the joint logistics enterprise. We bring defense and business professionals together in an academic setting to exchange fresh ideas in areas such as supply chain and logistics, stability operations, and strategic studies.

Leveraging our robust network of public and private partners, well-respected academics, executive fellows and alumni, IDB selects the brightest minds to deliver our customized programs to you in a relevant, engaging, and memorable way. Some of our offerings include:

Center for Excellence in Logistics & Technology (LOGTECH) (link:
Executive education programs for logistics leaders.

Center for Stabilization & Economic Reconstruction (CSER) (link:
Educational programs and forums for stability operations professionals.

Indiana University-Institute for Defense & Business (IU-IDB) MBA (link:
Global MBA program for national security professionals.

Strategic Studies Fellows Programs (SSFP) (
Short-term graduate-level seminars for mid-career national security professionals.