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Sigmund Freud University Vienna (SFU-CEUSS)

CEUSS | Center for European Security Studies

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Schnirchgasse 9a
1030
Vienna
Austria
+43 699 113 69 717
siedschlag@european-security.info
http://www.european-security.info
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51-250

 

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Prof. Dr. Alexander Siedschlag (Professor for Security Research)

Field of Activity


4. HORIZONTAL ACTIVITIES
» Scenario development and decision support
» Foresight systems
» Policy development

7. SOCIO-ECONOMIC SCIENCES AND THE HUMANITIES
» Human Sciences
» Social Sciences
» Political Sciences
» Ethic Research

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Alexander Siedschlag is professor for security research and chair of the CEUSS | Center for European Security Studies (http://www.european-security.info) at Sigmund Freud University Vienna – Paris. Born in West Berlin in 1971, he holds a masters degree and a doctoral degree in political science, sociology and psychology from the University of Munich, and a venia legendi (“habilitation”) for political science from Humboldt University Berlin. A former NATO research fellow, Alexander Siedschlag stated his career as a strategic analyst and then worked in the field of theories and methods of international security studies as well as of European Security and Defence Policy. Prior appointments included Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP), Ebenhausen/Germany, Free University Berlin, Humboldt University Berlin, Hochschule für Politik München (Munich School of Political Science) and University of Innsbruck. He subsequently expanded his research and teaching scope to include “civil security research” and has also served as an evaluator for the European Commission in the Preparatory Action (PASR) and the Security research theme in the 7th European Union Framework Program. In his scholarly work, Alexander Siedschlag has recently concentrated on strategic cultures and security cultures; scenario foresight; methods of civil security research; disaster management, including the use of new social media; as well as on civil-military relations in crisis management. He has so far authored six monographs, over 100 articles, and edited twelve anthologies. Alexander Siedschlag has also a strong record in extramural lecturing, including the former European Security and Defence Assembly, the National Defence Academy Vienna, and NATO School. In addition, he is a member of the working group “education and research” within the Austrian federal ICT security strategy. As well, he serves as the scientific as well as overall coordinator of the European Union co-funded security research project FOCUS – Foresight Security Scenarios: Mapping Research to a Comprehensive Approach to Exogenous EU Roles (http://www.focusproject.eu).

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RTD Experience

 Project CoordinatorProject PartnerProject Acronyms
FP7/H2020-SecurityFOCUS (Coordinator)
CPSI (Partner)
VITRUV (Partner)
CAST (Partner)
National Security Research ProjectsKIRAS (Austria): SFI@SFU


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2012-05-31 / 2012-05-31