Prof. Dr. Günther Maihold


Executive Board
Deputy Director (Internationalisation, Evaluation, Methods)

guenther.maihold(at)swp-berlin.org

08/2011–06/2015 on leave to assume the Cátedra Guillermo y Alejandro Humboldt of the DAAD in Mexico.

2011–2014 Member of the Reseach Center "Governance in Areas of Limited Statehood" (SFB 700- Free University of Berlin) with the Project Transnational Security Governance in Latin America.

01.06.1999 - 30.06.2004 Director of the Ibero-American Institute, Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation, Berlin


SWP Publications (selection):

Daniel Brombacher, Günther Maihold

Maritime Security in Latin America

in: Stefan Mair (ed.)
Piracy and Maritime Security

Regional characteristics and political, military, legal and economic implications

Contributions to Research Papers 2011/RP 03, March 2011, 94 Pages, S. 49-55

Daniel Brombacher, Günther Maihold

Cocaine Trafficking to Europe

Options of Supply Control

SWP Research Paper 2009/RP 10, September 2009, 37 Pages
Günther Maihold

Foreign Policy as Provocation

Rhetoric and Reality in Venezuela's External Relations under Hugo Chávez

SWP Research Paper 2009/RP 01, January 2009, 32 Pages
Günther Maihold, Claudia Zilla

Latin American Shadowboxing?

FTAA Delays and Challenges for Europe

SWP Comments 2005/C 54, December 2005, 7 Pages
Jörg Husar, Günther Maihold

Democracy in Crisis in Latin America

Bolivia and Venezuela Test the International Community's Democratic Commitment

SWP Comments 2005/C 26, June 2005, 8 Pages

External Publications (selection):

Günther Maihold

Mexico: A leader in search of like-minded peers

in: International Journal, 2016, Vol. 71(4), 545–562
Günther Maihold

Intervention by Invitation? Shared Sovereignty in the Fight against Impunity in Guatemala

in: European Review of Latin American and Caribbean Studies (ERLACS) Nr.101/2016, pp.5–31.
Günther Maihold

Crimen organizado y seguridad en América Latina

in: Política Exterior, Vol. 25, Nº 143, 2011 (Ejemplar dedicado a: Drogas y violencia, guerra fracasada), pp. 92-100.
Álvaro Aguillo Fidalgo, Susanne Gratius, Günther Maihold

Alcances, límites y retos de las Cumbres euro-latinamericanas

Insituto de Estudios Latinoamericanos - Universidad de Alcalá, Madrid: Documento de Trabajo IELAT no. 23, febrero 2011, 50 pages
Günther Maihold

A Format in Search of Substance - An Overview of Relations between the EU and Latin America in a European Perspective

in: Birte Klemm, Niu Haibin (eds.): China, the EU and Latin America : current issues and future cooperation. SIIS, FES [Shanghai], 2011, p.203-219.

SWP Comments

Muriel Asseburg
Shrinking Spaces in Israel

Contraction of Democratic Space, Consolidation of Occupation, and Ongoing Human Rights Violations Call for a Paradigm Shift in Europe’s Policies


Rainer Glatz, Martin Zapfe
Ambitious Framework Nation: Germany in NATO

Bundeswehr Capability Planning and the “Framework Nations Concept”


SWP Research Papers

Felix Heiduk
An Arms Race in Southeast Asia?

Changing Arms Dynamics, Regional Security and the Role of European Arms Exports


Oliver Meier
Non-Proliferation in Areas of Limited Statehood

The Contribution of International Regimes to Controlling Mass Destruction Capacities in War and Crisis Zones