Dr. Christian Mölling

Dr. Christian Mölling

Research Division: International Security


phone:+49 30 88007-410

Member of the Armament project

2008-2009 Senior Research Fellow, Center for Security Studies, ETH Zurich

2007 Visiting fellow, Foundation pour la Recherche Stratégique, Paris

2006 Visiting staff, Permanent Representation of Germany to the EU - military policy unit, Brussels

2006 Visiting Fellow, Royal United Services Institute, London

2006 Visiting Fellow, European Union Institute for Security Studies, Paris

2005-2009 Doctoral candidate, LMU Munich, (Prof. Daase)

2004-2005 Acad. Advisor, German Institute for Human Rights, Berlin

2000-2004 Research Fellow, Hamburg Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy

Areas of Expertise:

Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP), Defence and security policy / Armed forces, Defence and security policy / armed forces of a country / a region, Defence industry and procurement, German armed forces (Bundeswehr), German defence and security policy, North Atlantic Treaty Organization (Nato)

German and European Defence Industries, European defence cooperation, defence policies of EU-Countries and German armed forces.

SWP-Papers (selection):

Pooling and Sharing in the EU and NATO

European Defence Needs Political Commitment rather than Technocratic Solutions

SWP Comments 2012/C 18, June 2012, 4 Pages

Europe without Defence

The States of Europe Have to Re-evaluate the Interrelationship between Political Sovereignty, Military Effectiveness and Economic Efficiency

SWP Comments 2011/C 38, November 2011, 4 Pages
with Claudia Major

EU Battlegroups: What Contribution to European Defence?

Progress and Prospects of European Rapid Response Forces

SWP Research Paper 2011/RP 08, June 2011, 36 Pages

Publications (selection):

Europe, the Transatlantic Defense Industry, and How to Make the Right Choice?

GMF Policy Brief, Transatlantic Security Task Force Series, November 2013, 4 pages
with Sophie-Charlotte Brune

The Impact of the Financial Crisis on European Defence. Part 1

Study requested by the European Parliament's Subcommittee on Security and Defence

Directorate-General for External Policies of the Union, Directorate B, Policy Department Study carried out within the framework agreement between TEPSA and the European Parliament; Ref.: EP/EXPO/B/SEDE/FWC/2009-01/Lot6/09 Editorial closing date: 23/05/2011. Brussels, April 2011, 63 pages
with Claudia Major

More Than Wishful Thinking?

EU, UN and NATO and Comprehensive Approaches to Crisis Management

in: J. Koops (ed.) Military Crisis Management and Capacity-Building: The Challenge of Effective Interorganisationalism, in: Studia Diplomatica, 62 (2009) 3, pp. 21-28

Working papers (selection):

with Marie-Louise Chagnaud, with Torben Schütz, with Alicia von Voß

European Defence Monitoring (EDM)

Working Paper FG 03, No. 01, January 2014, 44 pages