German Institute for International and Security Affairs (Deutsche Institut für Internationale Politik und Sicherheit, SWP)
|Institution||German Institute for International and Security Affairs|
|Themes||issues relating to foreign and security policy|
|Orientation||practice-related research, policy consultation|
The German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP) is an independent research institution that advises the German Parliament and the German Federal Government on all questions relating to foreign and security policy on the basis of its own practice-related research. The institute employs 130 team members. In addition, the institute annually employs up to 60 additional persons as guest researchers and fellows. It is financed by government funds as well as third party funds from German and international research funding institutions.