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Terrorism and Security Research

Christian Kaunert (2).jpgThe Terrorism and Security Research is led by Professor Dr Christian Kaunert who holds the current Jean Monnet Chair in Policing and Counter-Terrorism in Europe. 

Previously, Professor Kaunert served as an Academic Director and Professor at the Institute for European Studies, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, a Professor of International Politics, Head of Discipline in Politics, and the Director of the European Institute for Security and Justice, a Jean Monnet Centre for Excellence at the University of Dundee.

Our areas of expertise

  • Migration and refugees
  • Intelligence studies
  • Border security
  • Terrorism and counter terrorism
  • Risk management and analysis
  • International security of drugs, human trafficking and organised crime
  • Cyber security and governance
  • Geopolitics of natural resources
  • EU Security


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EUCTER is a research-led excellence network, led by the International Centre for Policing and Security, and comprising fourteen partners with the shared aim of advancing cutting-edge blended learning formats with a strong policy relevance in the areas of the EU justice and home affairs, EU counter-terrorism and EU external relations.

Current work