Hybrid threats have become a permanent part of our security environment. Due to increased opportunities for hybrid influencing during the present information age, the hybrid challenge will grow. The European Centre of Excellence for Countering Hybrid Threats (Hybrid CoE) is to serve as a hub of expertise supporting the participating countries’ individual and collective efforts to enhance their civil-military capabilities, resilience, and preparedness to counter hybrid threats with a special focus on European security. It is intended that the Centre will offer this collective experience and expertise for the benefit of all participating countries, as well as the EU and NATO. The Centre will follow a comprehensive, multinational, multidisciplinary and academic-based approach.
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June 12, 2019 Strategic Analysis 3/2019: Private military companies – a growing instrument in Russia’s foreign and security policy toolbox Although Russian PMCs form a diverse group of actors, they provide the Russian leadership with a useful instrument for acting as a force multiplier...


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July 10, 2019 Slovenia joins Hybrid CoE Slovenia officially became the 23rd member of Hybrid CoE on 10 July when Slovenian Mini...

June 28, 2019 Hybrid CoE engages with the Vienna Strategy Conference Hybrid CoE and the Community of Interest Strategy and Defence (COI S&D) started str...

June 26, 2019 Hybrid CoE attending the OSCE ASRC Side Event on Countering Hybrid Threats Speech given by Dr. Sophie Roberts (COI Influence) at the ASRC Side Event Countering Hy...

June 21, 2019 Hybrid CoE conducting Hyfutec TTX Design Workshop in Vienna With the TTX/Wargaming Design Workshop in Vienna on 18–19 June, the “Hybrid Warfare: Fu...

June 12, 2019 Strategic Analysis 3 / 2019: Private military companies – a growing instrument in Russia’s foreign and security policy toolbox Although Russian PMCs form a diverse group of actors, they provide the Russian leadersh...

June 6, 2019 Hybrid CoE contributes to the 8th annual EU-Foreign Policy Defense Forum Dr. Johann Schmid, Director COI Strategy & Defence, discussed issues concerning EU-...

June 6, 2019 The Hybrid CoE holds its first Deterrence Conference The Hybrid Centre of Excellence held its first Deterrence Conference on 5-6 June in Hel...