Apply Now for the 19th Spring Academy from 22 March to 3 April 2009

The Academy programme focuses on the role of NATO



19th Spring Academy on Security Politics 2009
"NATO – the Entangling Alliance
From a defence alliance to a world gendarme?"
Lambrecht (Pfalz), Mons and Brussels, 22 March to 3 April 2009


On 4 April 2009 NATO turns 60 – a good reason for Spring Academy 2009 to deal with the historic conditions of its founding, with its history, with its accomplishments and failings – and last but not least with its future prospects. The 19th Spring Academy on Security Policy organized by PRIF and the Atlantische Akademie Rheinland Pfalz (AARP) therefore offers a large number of lectures, panel discussions and gatherings with experts working in fields as research, politics or the military.

The academy is aimed primarily at advanced scholars and PhD candidates. The number of participants is limited to 30 persons. In order to receive a certificate participants have to take a three-hour written examination.
The academy takes place at the Pfalzakademie Lambrecht, it ends with excursions to the military and political headquarters of NATO in Mons and Brussels.

The participation fee of 300 euros includes the costs of preparatory materials and teaching events, as well as accommodation and full board in a double room (single rooms are available for 600 euros).

Please click here for programme (pdf-download in German).

Please apply before 31 January 2009:


Prof. Dr Berthold Meyer

c/o PRIF

Leimenrode 29 (from 22.12.2008: Baseler Str. 27-31)

60322 Frankfurt (from 22.12.2008: 60329 Frankfurt)


Phone +49 (0) 69 / 95 91 04-0

E-mail: 19.FASIP @hsfk .de