in Berlin, is an independent research institute, and the leading German centre for international and security studies. Apart from participating in the scholarly discourse in Germany and internationally, it produces policy papers for the use of the German government and parliament. SWP’s research agenda is directed towards current issues of public and policy interests.
is one of the major Russian research institutions on international and security issues. Apart from conducting research, MGIMO offers a full spectrum of higher education in the field. MGIMO hosts the Norwegian-Russian Institute of Energy Cooperation, established in 2004 in cooperation with the Graduate School of Business and Bodø University College.
is the major Russian research institute on international history. The institute specialises in Cold War studies, and is an active participant in international networks in the field. IFS has been cooperating closely with the IUH since the early 1990s.