Think tank

Berlin Information Center for Transatlantic Security

BITS

Berlin, Germany

Since its foundation in 1991 BITS has established a reputation for providing independent expertise on military security issues, especially in the field of nuclear and conventional disarmament and arms control, non-proliferation, and NATO-Russian relations. BITS main goal is to promote cooperative security by stimulating a constructive dialogue within and between governments, political parties, organizations and NGOs. BITS informs politicians, government officials, NGOs, the media, and the general public. To be able to provide up-to-date and comprehensive information BITS has established a multinational and multi-disclipinary network of independent experts, who monitor and analyse current events and political developments in the security field.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.bits.de/

Address:
Berlin Information Center for Transatlantic Security Rykestraße 13 10405 Berlin

Country:
Germany

Sub-region:
Western Europe

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Global
Operating languages
English , German

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1991
Age (years)
Berlin Information Center for Transatlantic Security
 31
Germany average
 37
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: N/A
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Otfried Nassauer
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): Otfried Nassauer
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): Otfried Nassauer
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
Berlin Information Center for Transatlantic Security
 9
Germany average
 109
Global average
 89
% Female staff
2019
Berlin Information Center for Transatlantic Security
 30%
Germany average
 47%
Global average
 43%
% Female researchers
2019
Berlin Information Center for Transatlantic Security
 34%
Germany average
 42%
Global average
 35%

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
Berlin Information Center for Transatlantic Security
 36
Germany average
 73
Global average
 33
2019
Berlin Information Center for Transatlantic Security
 28

Data notes

Last updated: 12/03/2022
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: German Think Tank Directory, Organisation´s website
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