German Institute for International and Security Affairs (Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik; SWP)
Founded 1962. Independent scientific establishment that conducts practically oriented research on the basis of which it then advises the Bundestag and the German federal government on foreign and security policy issues. Research divisions: EU integration; EU external relations; international security; the Americas; Russian Federation/CIS; Middle East and Africa; Asia; global issues.
Address: Ludwigkirchplatz 3–4, 10719 Berlin, Germany.
Director: Prof. Dr Volker Perthes.