Short CV and publications

Stefan Hansen is the Managing Director of the Institute for Security Policy since 2011 and works as a Political Scientist since 2008. He has studied International Law, Political Science as well as History and holds a Master of Arts degree.

Previously, Mr. Hansen has served as a Navy Officer in a variety of positions and still works periodically for the German Navy in the rank of a Commander (JG).

Subject matter expertise

  • German Foreign, Domestic and Defense Policy
  • Terrorism Research
  • Strategy Research
  • Transformation of German Security Architecture


  • April 2011–March 2013: Research Project for the German Ministry of Defense (BMVg)
  • October 2013–March 2014: Research Project for the German Ministry of Defense (BMVg)




Cover Jahrbuch Terrorismus

Jahrbuch Terrorismus

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

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Cover Routledge

Routledge Handbook of Naval Strategy and Security

This new handbook provides a comprehensive overview of the issues facing naval strategy and security in the twenty-first century.

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Cover Assessing Chinas...

Assessing China's Naval Power

Technological Innovation, Economic Constraints, and Strategic Implications.

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Cover Maritime Security Eastern Mediterranean

Maritime Security in the Eastern Mediterranean

Kiel International Seapower Symposium 2017.
This book provides fresh perspectives on the geopolitics of the Eastern Mediterranean and its geoeconomics

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