You can read, order and download the Swedish Defence University’s publications from our internet bookstore. In order to read and download publications, you need Acrobat Reader. The program can be downloaded free of charge from Adobe’s website

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All of our publications are divided into categories:

-         War Studies

-         Political Science

-         Leadership under Challenging Conditions

-         Military History

-         Command and Control Science

-         Military Technology

-         International Law

To find a publication, you can search either by using the search function or by category.

Click the “Order” button for each publication you would like to purchase. You can do this in the search results list or next to the description of the publication. The item will be added to your shopping cart. You can then continue searching and reading in the internet bookstore. The publications will remain in your shopping cart until you leave our internet bookstore or you complete the purchase. When you are satisfied with the contents of the shopping cart, click the symbol for the shopping cart at the top right corner. There you will see which publications you have selected, what they cost and how much shipping will be. You can modify your purchases, continue shopping or proceed to checkout. 

Some publications can be borrowed from a library; in this case, there will be a “Borrow” button next to the title. When you click the button, you will come to the Libris search function where you can see whether the book can be borrowed, and if so where it is located.

Some publications can be downloaded free of charge in PDF format; in this case, there will be a “Download” button next to the title. When you click the button, a new window will open with the selected file in PDF format.

Use the “Share” button if you want to generate a direct link to the publication that can be pasted into an e-mail, for example.

Order confirmation

When you place your order, an order confirmation will be sent to your e-mail address.

Personal Data Act

After registering in our internet bookstore, you will be entered into our customer register. We will only use your data to send the publications you ordered.

All data that you submit to our internet bookstore will be processed as stipulated by the Personal Data Act. We will not convey your name or address to any party outside the Swedish Defence University unless the party is tasked, for example, with handling invoicing, delivery or similar. You are entitled to see, modify or delete the data that we have registered for you. Contact fhs(a)


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