Participate in the MSC 2015 – Apply to Become "MSC Junior Ambassador"

In the run-up to its 51st edition in 2015, the Munich Security Conference is announcing the third round of the Munich Security Conference Junior Ambassadors program. Through an essay contest, we want to give three dedicated students or young professionals the opportunity to attend next year’s MSC. The program is open to young professionals and students who were born in or after 1986.

Write an op-ed and win an invitation to the 51st MSC (Photo: Kuhlmann).

Essay Topic: 

On 9 November, the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall will be celebrated. Is the state of global security today better or worse than it was on the day before the wall came down?



Submissions must not be longer than 5,000 characters and be written in the style of an op-ed. We expressly welcome a wide range of perspectives and put a premium on original, creative writing and surprising arguments. The winning essays will be published on the conference’s website. We will pay for travel expenses and provide accommodation at a conference hotel for the three winners. We expect the Junior Ambassadors to be willing to share their conference impressions via our website and social media from their perspective as the youngest conference attendees.


Deadline for entries is Sunday, 9 November 2014, 11.59 pm Eastern Standard Time. You can find additional information as well as the link to the application form on our Facebook page In addition to your essay, please also upload a short CV.


The MSC will only notify those contestants that have been selected. The MSC is not accountable for any injuries, losses, or damages of any kind occurring with or as a result of the prize, or from participation in the contest.

02. Oktober 2014, von MSC