Head of Office
German Institute for International and Security Affairs
Head of the Brussels office of Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP), the German Institute for International and Security Affairs – Berlin, since 2013.
Dušan works on international relations and security with a focus on the EU, NATO and southeast
Europe; democratisation, issues of transition in former socialist countries, nationalism and ethnic strife as well as political communication and media performance in situations of tensions and conflict.
Between 2003 and 2013, Dušan was a research associate in the SWP division EU External Relations. Previously, he was a researcher and subsequently head of the Media and Democracy Programme at the Dusseldorf-based European Institute for the Media (EIM) (1996-2003). Before, he was i.a. senior editor at Radio Free Europe in Munich, the foreign editor of the Belgrade weekly Vreme, and co-founder of the Beta Press Agency in Belgrade during the critical years of 1991-1993.