Research Focus

The German Institute for Defence and Strategic Studies (GIDS) analyses strategic questions across a broad range of topics related to security policy. Interdisciplinarity, internationality and a diversity of methods form the basis of GIDS research.

The Reasearch Units include:

Economy and Ecology of Violence
Dynamics and Typologies of Wars andConflicts
Culture and Identity an a Changing Security Environment
Interministerial and Interdisciplinary Thinking and Action
Military Strategy and Leadership in the 21st Century
Strategic Partnerships