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Fregattenkapitän Göran Swistek, M.A.

Research Division: International Security
Visiting Fellow


2018-2020 Advisor to the Office DEU Chief of Navy / Deputy Chief of Navy and assignment as ACOS N3 DEU MARFOR (Current Operations).

2018 Higher Command Studies at the Baltic Defence College.

2013-2017 Head of Training Department and multinational assignment as J3 AsuW Operations Officer at STRIKFORNATO.

2010-2013 Commanding Officer, Foreign Deployments and Master Studies in International Security Studies. Education as Staff Officer.

2007-2009 Liaison Officer to the Royal Navy, UK. Master Studies in Leadership and Management.

1997-2007 Officer Training, Master Studies in Political Science, Education as Navigational Officer as well as first assignments as Watch Officer and Executive Officer, Foreign Deployments as well as assignment as liaison officer to the German Parliament and in the Military Intelligence.

Areas of Expertise:

German Armed Forces, Military, International Security and Defence Policy, Maritime Forces and Navies, Maritime Security, NATO and Defence Planning, Armed forces in the Baltic Sea Region and Security Policy of the Baltic Sea Region

SWP Comments

Michael Paul
A New Arctic Strategy for the EU

Maritime Security and Geopolitical Signalling

Michael Paul
Greenland’s Project Independence

Ambitions and Prospects after 300 Years with the Kingdom of Denmark

SWP Research Papers

Anja Dahlmann, Marcel Dickow
Preventive Regulation of Autonomous Weapon Systems

Need for Action by Germany at Various Levels

Hanns Günther Hilpert, Oliver Meier (eds.)
Facets of the North Korea Conflict

Actors, Problems and Europe’s Interests