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
 30
Germany average
 37
Global average
 31
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Otfried Nassauer
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2019
Berlin Information Center for Transatlantic Security
 39
Germany average
 76
Global average
 120
% Female staff
2019
Berlin Information Center for Transatlantic Security
30% 
Germany average
47% 
Global average
42% 
% Female researchers
2019
Berlin Information Center for Transatlantic Security
34% 
Germany average
41% 
Global average
34% 

Data notes

Last updated: 30/01/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: German Think Tank Directory, Organisation´s website
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