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Methods & Communication

Pawel Swieboda and the Russian Ambassador to the EC Vladimir Chizhov listening to Dr. Michael Spindelegger's speech at the 12th European Forum in November 2008. © Rainer Mirau Photography

The AIES uses different methods, instruments and forums for executing their wide range of tasks including the following:

  • elaborating basic materials on Europe and ESDP-related issues;
  • carrying out studies and preparing analyses and comprehensive expert assessments ;
  • issuing scientific publications contributing to awareness rising;
  • organising expert meetings, lectures und discussions;
  • organising international symposia, workshops and seminars as well as collaborating in international expert conferences;
  • Information and Public Relations;
  • creating a pool of experts on Europe and its security policy;
  • interacting with affiliated research institutions and universities both in Austria and abroad as well as with similar European and International institutions;
  • organising and holding lectures in Austria and abroad;
  • collaborating with all relevant academic, political, economic, social and military institutions as well as with the media and civil organisations.

The AIES makes use of different publication formats. In AIES-Focus topics of current interest are discussed in the form of short analyses. The AIES-Studies provide an in depth-discussion of questions regarding the above mentioned fields of research. Both formats are provided on the homepage of the AIES in PDF-format. In the scientific series of the AIES all monographs and miscellanies on Europe and its security policy are published in conventional book form.

Where you can find us

About us

The Austrian Institute for European and Security Policy / AIES is a private non-partisan research institute established in September 1996. The institute was founded by Austrian security experts as well as individuals involved in politics, economics and academia. As a research institute and think tank the AIES contributes to the enhancement of the knowledge and awareness of European and international policies and security issues in Austria.

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