Dr. Arnold Kammel

AIES Vice President


Dr. Arnold Kammel has been Director of the Austrian Institute for European and Security Policy (AIES) since 2015. He studied Law and Political Science in Graz, Vienna and Alcalá de Henares (Madrid) and holds a Doctor of Law degree of the University of Graz. He obtained a Master of Arts in Business from the University of Applied Sciences in Eisenstadt. In 2004 Arnold Kammel became a research fellow at the Austrian Institute for European and Security Policy (AIES). From 2007-2014, Arnold Kammel served as the Secretary General of the AIES.

Before joining the AIES he was a research fellow at the Institute of Austrian, European and Comparative Public Law and Political Science at the Karl-Franzens-University of Graz.

He is a member of the Science Commission of the Austrian Ministry of Defence, member of the Scientific Board of the Cologne Forum for International Relations and served as Vice-President of the Atlantic Treaty Association (ATA) in Brussels between December 2014 and December 2017.

His research covers the topic European integration (focusing on EU foreign, security and defence policy) as well as EU Governance and transatlantic relations. He regularly teaches courses on European integration at Austrian universities and abroad as well as in the courses of the European Security and Defence College (ESDC) and the Theresan Military Academy in Wiener Neustadt.