Olivier Schmitt

Olivier Schmitt


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Research interests

International relations theories

Foreign Policy Analysis (France, Germany, UK, USA)

Multinational military cooperations

Coalition warfare


Strategic culture

Contemporary warfare/strategic studies

Biographical details

Olivier has work experience as an intern at the military mission of the French embassy in Berlin, a desk officer for Germany and central Europe at the directorate for strategic affairs of the French MoD, a project assistant at the Geneva-based Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF), a research assistant for the Defence and Military Analysis Programme of the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS), and a trainee at NATO. He is an associate researcher with the Paris-based Strategic Research Institute Ecole Militaire (IRSEM) and an officer (lieutenant, junior grade) in the French navy reserve. More information at: http://olivierschmitt.wordpress.com/

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

Master of Arts, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

Award Date: 1 Jan 2010

Master of Arts, Sciences Po

Award Date: 1 Jan 2009


  • JZ International relations
  • Alliances, Coalitions, Theories, Strategy, Defence, Security


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