A large part of the Swedish Defence University's research consists of commissioned research for the Swedish Armed Forces, the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB) and the Ministry of Defense and Justice.
Commissioned research for the Swedish Armed Forces
The Swedish Armed Forces’ Research and Technology Development programme aims to develop long-term operational capability within the Swedish total defence system and to meet both identified threats and unknown developments.
Security and defence policy research
The Swedish Defence University has an ongoing mission to provide the Swedish Ministry of Defence with policy-related research. Research projects may include crisis management, civil defence, influence operations, intelligence issues, defence policy and transatlantic security.
Commissioned research for crisis management and the Swedish total defence
The Swedish Defence University conducts research, analytical support and training in crisis preparedness and total defence, as well as in terrorism, violent extremism, influence operations, cyber security/cyber defence, civil defence, and intelligence issues.