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Prof. René Schwok
Position(s) Director of the Global Studies Institute, University of Geneva
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René Schwok is the Director of the Master of Advanced Studies in European and International Security Studies jointly run by the Global Studies Institute of the University of Geneva and the GCSP.

He has published 20 books and authored many journal articles and book chapters. They are available atéSCHWOK/.

René’s research interests also include the European Union, theories of International Relations, external relations of Switzerland and the foreign policy of Nazi Germany.

René was born in Geneva and is Swiss. He received his PhD from the Graduate Institute of International Studies. He has been a consultant for various Swiss and European agencies and governments, comments frequently on European issues for the media and speaks regularly at conferences.