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Björn FÄGERSTEN

Swedish Institute of International Affairs: Consortium #12

Björn Fägersten is Senior Research Fellow and Director of the Europe Program at the Swedish Institute of International Affairs. His research interest covers intelligence, European integration, political risk, security policy and international institutions. He has a Ph.D. in political science from Lund University, Sweden, and has held research fellowships at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government and at the European University Institute. He has managed several projects, including the European Global Strategy Project launched by the foreign ministers of Sweden, Poland, Italy and Spain.

Together with Rasmus Bertelsen, Björn Fägersten will be responsible for the European Science Diplomacy Strategy, the policy-oriented output of WP2. He will prepare training materials and teach at the Future Leaders Forum organized in WP1.