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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.

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Report: International Security Forum Bonn 2020

The report with discussion results and comments on the International Security Forum Bonn 2020 is now available.

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International Security Forum Bonn 2021 

Find detailed information on this year's International Security Forum here.

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Leading the way to net zero emissions?

This Strategy Paper explores the UK’s approach in terms of supporting the deployment of hydrogen in its ambition to reach a net-zero emission target by 2050. It is a joint study by the European Cluster for Climate, Energy and Resource Security (EUCERS) conducted by CASSIS and the Center for Global Security and Governance of the University of Aberdeen.

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No-Covid-Plan in order to contain the corona pandemic

A strategy paper, which shows a sustainable option in order to overcome the pandemic.

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Partnership in Leadership: A new Beginning - New Impulses for Transatlantic

Report of the Task Force "Future of Transatlantic Relations".

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'Aukus' could have shock effects on Europe

An interview with Dr. Prof. Maximilian Mayer on the new US security alliance in the Pacific. Available at

Report on the state of information quality in Germany

With the global liberal order in dissolution, our Senior Professor James D. Bindenagel calls for the establishment of an Advisory Council on Strategic Foresight and the political commitment to strategic debate. Now available.

As countries evacuate Kabul, China, Russia and Pakistan remain in Afghanistan — for now

Our Steering Committee Member Prof. Xuewu Gu gives his insights on the relations between China, Russia and the Taliban leadership in a recent article on ABC News.

"Strengthening Energy Security and Building Resilience in the Asia–Pacific”

A study by our EUCERS Research Director Dr. Frank Umbach on behalf of the United Nations - Economic and Social Committee for Asia and the Pacific.

Transatlantic Relations After the Afghanistan Debacle

A personal evaluation by our Senior Professor James D. Bindenagel on the future of transatlantic relations. Now available on 'The Globalist'.

The relevance of the Weimar Triangle for European foreign policy

A contribution by Dr Iulian Romanyshyn, Research Fellow of CASSIS and the Charlemagne Prize Academy on strategic cooperation between Germany, France and Poland available on Dialog Forum.

The Weimar Triangle at 30: Prospects for Cooperation among France, Germany and Poland

Review the recording of our event of Juli 13, 2021. Now available on our Youtube channel.

European Strategy for the Mediterranean: Challenges and Opportunities

The recording of our discussion from the series "Franco-German-Strategic-Dialogue" from 30 June 2021 is now available on our Youtube channel.

Why China is targeting its tech elite

Prof. Dr Maximilian Mayer in conversation with Deutsche Welle

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 We are always looking for support for our team! If you want to join CASSIS, you can find our current job vacancies here.

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