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The activities of the Institute follow the motto:

rem tene, verba sequentur!
master the subject, and the words will follow!


  1. Research and instructuring in the fields of Strategy, International Security and Contemporary History
  2. Publication of results of the actual research work in the publication series of the National Defence Academy ("Schriftenreihe der Landesverteidigungsakademie")
  3. Organising and conducting ofevents of scientific contents and interdisciplinary symposia
  4. Domestic and international co-operation with universities and other research institutions

Section I: Strategy
Section II : Security Policy
Section III: Contemporary History

Definitions of the basics of the sections missions:

Strategy is the preparation and utilization of all means by politics to reach the goals defined within a certain timeframe and specified area.
Security Policy is the sum of means as well as of the strategies and use of instruments to reach goals which serve the inner - and outer security, national souveranity, freedom of action of the government and the principle of political self-governance.
Contemporary History deals with scientific research work and preconditional processing of contemporary - and military history for the perception of strategical and security political proceeding in the present

Point of Contact:

Institut für Strategie und Sicherheitspolitik (ISS)
Institute for Strategy and Security Policy (ISS)
Stiftgasse 2a
1070 WIEN
Tel.: +43(0)50201-10-28301
E-Mail: lvak.iss@bmlvs.gv.at

Eigentümer und Herausgeber: Bundesministerium für Landesverteidigung | Roßauer Lände 1, 1090 Wien
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