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The International Security Forum Bonn 2020 is a high-level international event to ensure a dialogue on contemporary topics of foreign and security politics. The goal of the Forum is to ensure a debate between experts and practioneers, to identify vital aspects of a successful and sustainable European and transatlantic foreign and security politics, and develop holistic strategical solutions for pressing challenges.
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On June 18, 2019, several representatives of multiple faculties of the university of Bonn founded the Center for Advanced Security, Strategic and Integration Studies (CASSIS) as an interdisciplinary research center for strategic foreign policy, european and security studies. It is headed by the Henry-Kissinger-Chair for security and strategic studies.



"Even a Trump is not Stronger than the Power of History"

Henry Kissinger-Prof. Dr. Ulrich Schlie as a guest in the Atlantic Talk Podcast of the German Atlantic Society, speaks about the US presidential election and its implications (available in German only)

After the Election: Quo Vadis, USA?

Webinar of the Görres Gesellschaft led by Henry-Kissinger-Professor Dr. Ulrich Schlie (available in German only)

Points of convergence between South Korea and the European Union in a post-corona environment

Paper presented by Prof. Dr. Maximilian Mayer at the discussion panel "EU-Korea convergence and partnerships 10 years after the EU-Korea FTA" of the Asia Centre, Paris.

Job Offer: Research Assistants

The Henry-Kissinger-Professorship is looking for two research assistants starting from January 1st, 2020. Application deadline is November 26th. Applicants must be fluent in German.

What awaits Joe Biden - a bearer of hope in a reality check

Guest article by Henry Kissinger Professor Dr. Ulrich Schlie in Cicero on the expectations of President-elect Joe Biden (available in German only).

Long-term Lectureship for Strategy, Diplomacy and International Security Policy

In cooperation with CASSIS, the DAAD is setting up a long-term lectureship at the Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy and Strategy at the IDC Herzliya in Israel. The application deadline is January 4, 2021.

Report: International Security Forum Bonn 2019

The results and commentaries of senior experts of the forum are now available online.

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