Stefan Schilling

Stefan Schilling

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Stefan is a Teaching Fellow at King’s College London's Defence Studies Department, situated at the Joint Services Command and Staff College of the British Defence Academy, teaching Command, Leadership, Security Studies and Civil Military Relations to mid ranking officers in the British military and international allies. Stefan has conducted his PhD at King's College London on Cohesion, Leadership and Social Identity in tactical military units, working closely with the Royal Marines, accompanying various units on military exercises overseas. Stefan has also been lecturing for various military units, such as the Royal Marines and Special Forces on leadership and cohesion. Currently, he is pursuing further educational development in Psychology, focusing on social psychology, mental health and resilience as well as moral psychology.


Before joining King’s, Stefan has been working at the University of Heidelberg as a Teaching Assistant, supporting courses on U.S. Foreign Policy, Military Interventions and Foreign Policy Analysis, worked at the German Council of Foreign Relations, organising conferences on NATO strategy in Afghanistan. Stefan holds an M.A. from the University of Heidelberg in Political Science and Political Science of South Asia; and has studied at the University of Toronto's Munk School for Global Affairs and at the Shanghai International Studies University. Stefan is a graduate member of the British Psychological Society, a member of the King’s Centre for Military Ethics. 

Research interests

  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Mental Disorders in the Military
  • Organizational Culture and Military Innovation,
  • Civil-Military Relations
  • Military Interventions
  • Leadership, Unit Cohesion, Command Structures/ Style

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 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

Master of Social Science, Nuclear Safety and Security in India, Pakistan and Iran, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg

Award Date: 1 Jan 2009


  • U Military Science (General)
  • Leadership
  • Civil-Military Relations
  • Organizational Culture
  • JA Political science (General)
  • JK Political institutions (United States)
  • JZ International relations
  • BF Psychology
  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Mental Disorders in the Military


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