Provider is the Federal Republic of Germany („“), represented by the Federal Minister of Defense. The website is run by the communications department.

The President of the Federal Academy for Security Policy (BAKS) is Generalmajor Wolf-Jürgen Stahl.


Bundesakademie für Sicherheitspolitik
Schlossanlage Schönhausen
Ossietzkystraße 44/45
DE-13187 Berlin

Phone: +49 (0)30-40046-420
Fax: +49 (0)30-40046-421

Editorial staff:

Sebastian Nieke, acting Head of Communications
Andreas Beu

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Content Management System

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On the Federal Academy for Security Policy Web sites you will find information on the Federal Academy, security policy topics and contact info for the press and general public. The Internet presence is solely intended to provide general information on the tasks and activities of the Federal Academy for Security Policy. Prior to their initial posting on the web, the items of information provided are routinely prepared and/or checked by the Federal Academy’s Internet Editorial Staff. However, given the general informative character of the Internet presence, the Editorial Board does not assume responsibility for the up-to-dateness, correctness, completeness, quality or permanent availability of the information provided. The Federal Academy for Security Policy does not assume liability for any damage resulting from the use or non-use of the information provided. No liability is accepted for damage caused by computer viruses when information is accessed or downloaded or software installed or used, unless the Federal Academy for Security Policy has caused such damage intentionally or grossly negligently.


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Getting to the Federal Academy for Security Policy

Bundesakademie für Sicherheitspolitik
Schlossanlage Schönhausen
Ossietzkystraße 44/45
DE-13187 Berlin

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