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University Expert in Actionable Futures and Intelligence Analysis

Own Teachings
Telephone: 91 488 70 40
Academic Direction: Chair of Intelligence Services and Democratic Systems. Pº de los Artilleros, s/n. Susana Cuena. 91 488 79 78.

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Basic Information


The Chair of Intelligence Services and Democratic Systems, together with The Futures Factory institute, has designed the first University Expert course in Actionable Futures and Intelligence Analysis where prospective techniques will be taught: studying the future to change the present.


train prospective professionals who are experts in creating futures with technological enablers capable of preparing trend reports through futures studies


Subject modules:

  • Module I: Introduction
  • Module II History of prospective and Future Studies
  • Module III: Future Studies: methodology, tools and scenarios
  • Module IV: Quantitative methods
  • Module V: Artificial Intelligence
  • Module VI: Communication, Augmented Reality and Metaverse


Access requirements:

University graduates and intelligence, security professionals and members of the State Security Forces and Bodies and the Armed Forces with proven experience in the field of analysis, prospective and/or intelligence and the business and professional world in general. Exceptionally, students who do not have a previous university degree will be admitted. They will have to prove work experience in the world of intelligence and analysis and carry out a prior selection interview.

Selection criteria:

No. of places: minimum of 20. Maximum of 40

Academic Management and Faculty


Duration and development

Modality: Hybrid

Number of credits: 3 ECTS

Online hours: 24 h.

Contact hours: 12 hours

Place of delivery: URJC Vicálvaro Campus

Online schedule: Tuesday and Thursday from 19:00 p.m. to 21:00 p.m.

In-person hours: Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 14:00 p.m.

Start and end date: from January 9 to March 9, 2024

Reservation of place and enrollment

Pre-registration period: from December 1 to December 12, 2023

Enrollment deadline: from December 13 to December 22, 2023

Title price: 750 €

Possibility of scholarship (if applicable): Does not apply

Pre-registration: €75. This amount is included in the total cost of the course and will be returned if your academic request is not accepted. If, once the student's application has been admitted, the enrollment is not formalized, the amount deposited for pre-enrolment will not be returned.

The start of the course is conditioned to the minimum number of students enrolled.

Documentation to attach, forms and place of delivery

the applicants they will present all the scanned documentation, in the formats allowed through the telematic self-registration application at the time of applying for admission to own degrees. They must compulsorily attach to their request the declaration of the person responsible for the veracity of the data provided in digital format.

At any time, both the Program Management and the Own Teaching Service may request the applicants to submit said certified/collated documentation through the General Registry, located on the Móstoles Campus, or in any of the registries assistants located in the different campuses of the Rey Juan Carlos University, or by sending it through Certified Mail to: Rey Juan Carlos University. General Registry. Avda. Tulipán s/n. 28933. Mostoles. Madrid

The student is responsible for the veracity and correctness of the data provided, exonerating the Rey Juan Carlos University from any responsibility and guaranteeing and being responsible for its accuracy, validity and authenticity.

Required documentation:

Students with a degree obtained from a Spanish university or a Higher Education Institution belonging to another Member State of the European Higher Education Area that authorizes access to own postgraduate degrees must present the following documentation:

  • National Identity Document or equivalent
  • University degree of the studies that give access to the requested postgraduate degree.
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Responsible declaration of veracity of the data provided in digital format
  • Any other document that the Director of the Own Title specifically requires for its acceptance

Students with a foreign degree must present the following documentation:

  • Passport or Residence Card
  • Foreign Higher Education Degree (Graduate, Graduate, Architect, Engineer Doctor...) that give access to own postgraduate degree studies.
  • Certificate certifying that the studies carried out give access to an Official Postgraduate Degree in your country of origin, issued by the University of origin
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Declaration of the person responsible for the veracity of the data provided in digital format
  • Any other document that the Director of the Own Title specifically requires for its acceptance

Applicants with studies completed in foreign University Centers may be requested at any time a certificate of verification of these studies and centers, issued by an authorized Institution.

All documentation provided must be legalized in accordance with Spanish law and translated by an official translator.