ISPK Partner Institutions

Deutsches Maritimes Institut (German Maritime Institute), Wilhelmshaven

Deutsches Maritimes InstitutDeutsches Maritimes Institut

The German Maritime Institute (DMI) deals with maritime events and developments that have an impact on policy and strategy. 


Deutscher Marinebund (German Marine Association), Laboe

Deutscher MarinebundDeutscher Marinebund

The Deutscher Marinebund German Marine Association (DMB) is the largest and oldest maritime interest group in Germany.


Konrad Adenauer Foundation, Bonn

Konrad Adenauer StiftungKonrad Adenauer Stiftung 

The KAS is a political foundation that is active throughout Germany. Its foreign offices oversee more than 200 projects in over 120 countries worldwide. It works nationally and internationally for peace, freedom and justice through political education in order to promote and preserve liberal democracy, the social market economy and the development and consolidation of the consensus on values.

Chatham House / London, England

Chatham HouseChatham House

Chatham House, the Royal Institute of International Affairs, is an independent policy institute based in London. Our mission is to help build a sustainably secure, prosperous and just world.

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Hermann-Ehlers-Akademie, Kiel


The Hermann Ehlers Stiftung is a political foundation based in Schleswig-Holstein. It promotes political education, volunteer work and student housing. Its educational provider - the Hermann Ehlers Academy - offers contemporary formats of political education and continuing education for young people, servicemen and women, professionals, and municipal officials and elected officials.

Aspen Institute Germany, Berlin

Aspen Institute GermanyAspen Institute

The Aspen Institute is an international non­profit organization that fosters enlightened leadership, the appreciation of timeless ideas and values, and open minded dialogue on contemporary issues. Read more.

Istituto Affari Internazionali, Rome

Istituto Affari InternazionaliIstituto Affari Internazionali

The Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI) was founded on 11 October 1965 on the initiative of Altiero Spinelli, its first director. In 1991 the Institute moved to Palazzo Rondinini, an elegant eighteenth century Baroque building in the heart of Rome, where the main activities organized by the Institute take place.

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CNAS / Washington, D.C. , US

Center for a New American Security (CNAS)CNAS

The Center for a New American Security (CNAS) is a Washington, D.C.-based think tank established in 2007 by co-founders Michèle Flournoy and Kurt M. Campbell which specializes in U.S. national security issues. CNAS focuses on terrorism and irregular warfare, the future of the U.S. military, the emergence of Asia as a global power center, and the national security implications of natural resource consumption.

German Council on Foreign Relations / Berlin, Germany

German Council on Foreign RelationsDGAP Logo

The German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) is Germany’s network for foreign policy. As an independent, nonpartisan, and nonprofit membership organization, think tank, and publisher the DGAP has been promoting public debate on foreign policy in Germany for almost 60 years.

University of Southern Denmark / Odense, Denmark

Center for War StudiesUniversity Southern Denmark

The Center for War Studies at the University of Southern Denmark was established in 2012 to build a high profile, high quality research pole in the field of war studies. The Center brings together a broad range of disciplines in order to understand how wars break out, how they can be managed, and how they may be ended to make peace possible

Haus Rissen / Hamburg, Germany.

Haus RissenHaus Rissen 

Haus Rissen Hamburg – Internationales Institut für Politik und Wirtschaft is an research and education institution in Hamburg, Germany. Founded in 1954, Haus Rissen is an accredited center for political education by Germany's Political Education Foundation (german: Bundeszentrale für Politische Bildung). ISPK staff lecture and teach here regularly.



Center for Security and Society

Die Annotierte Bibliografie der PolitikwissenschaftPW Portal 


The CSS is a central institution of the University of Freiburg for interdisciplinary research in the field of civil security. Since its foundation in 2009, it has established itself as a leading research institution in this field. Questions of civil security are studied at the CSS in particular from sociological, ethical, legal and (information) technical perspectives.

Atlantic Council, Washington DC

Atlantic CouncilAtlantic Council 


The Atlantic Council is a nonpartisan organization that galvanizes US leadership and engagement in the world, in partnership with allies and partners, to shape solutions to global challenges.

S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Singapore

S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS)S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS) 


The RSIS is a global think tank and school of graduate education offering Master of Science Programmes in Strategic Studies, International Relations, International Political Economy, and Asian Studies.

M.A. European Studies (EUS), Europa-Universität Flensburg

M.A. European Studies (EUS)M.A. European Studies (EUS) 


The M.A. EUS programme prepares future analysts and shapers of European affairs for professional and academic careers and provides invaluable insights and experiences into European political, legal, economic and social life.

Institute of Security and Global Affairs (ISGA), Universiteit Leiden

Institute of Security and Global Affairs (ISGA)Institute of Security and Global Affairs (ISGA 


The ISGA focuses on multidisciplinary research and education within the international scientific field of security studies. It analyses and studies issues in a coherent way from their local transnational, and global impact.

Global Governance Institute (GGI), Brüssel

Global Governance Institute (GGI)Global Governance Institute (GGI) 


The GGI is an independent, non-profit think tank based in Brussels. It brings together senior policy-makers, scholars and practitioners from the world's leading institutions in order to devise, strengthen and improve forward-looking approaches to global governance.


Cover Jahrbuch Terrorismus

Jahrbuch Terrorismus

Das Jahrbuch enthält eine umfangreiche Datensammlung sowie Analysen zu terroristischen Brennpunkten.

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Cover The Decline of European Naval Forcest

Conceptualizing Naval and Maritime Strategy

This book brings together experts from the United States, Europe, and Asia to reflect on how maritime and naval strategy is conceptualised and how it has been used.

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Cover Assessing Chinas...

Assessing China's Naval Power

Technological Innovation, Economic Constraints, and Strategic Implications.

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Cover Stabilisierungseinsaetze

Stabilisierungseinsätze als gesamtstaatliche Aufgabe

Erfahrungen und Lehren aus dem deutschen Afghanistaneinsatz zwischen Staatsaufbau und Aufstandsbewältigung (COIN).

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