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Stilisiertes Organigramm zur Illustration der Organisation des Bundesamtes für Verfassungsschutz, Stand: 03.07.2003

The BfV responds to geo-political changes and to the security situation by taking the appropriate personnel and organisational measures. The terrorist acts committed by violent Islamist perpetrators have led to a new department being set up to counter Islamism and Islamist terrorism, and the acts of violence of the right-wing extremist National Socialist Underground (Nationalsozialistischer Untergrund, NSU) have prompted the BfV to implement radical changes. Areas of work have been merged, in particular to bolster our department "Right-wing Extremism and Terrorism". There have been large investments in technological expertise, most of all in order to keep up with the extremists' use of modern means of communication, e.g. the Internet. The number of personnel has been flexibly adapted to the requirements.

The BfV's organisational structure is as follows:

President Vicepresident
Department ZCentral Services
Department ITInformation Technology and Operational Intelligence Technology
Department 1Basic Issues
Department 2Right-wing Extremism/Terrorism
Department 3Central Operational Support
Department 4Counter-espionage, Personnel/Physical Security, Counter-sabotage and Protection Against Industrial Espionage
Department 5Extremism of foreigners and Left-wing Extremism
Department 6Islamism and Islamist Terrorism

As of March 2013

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Anti-terrorist Hotline: +49(0)221/ 792-3366

Anti-terrorist Hotline: +49(0)221/ 792-3366

Publications

2017 Annual Report on the Protection of the Constitution (Facts and Trends)

2017 Annual Report on the Protection of the Constitution (Facts and Trends)

DOI: July 2018
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How can I identify extremists and members of foreign secret services within my environment? - Important information for refugees in Germany

How can I identify extremists and members of foreign secret services within my environment? - Important information for refugees in Germany

DOI: March 2018
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2016 Annual Report on the Protection of the Constitution (Facts and Trends)

2016 Annual Report on the Protection of the Constitution (Facts and Trends)

DOI: July 2017
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Our topics – Facts to know

Our topics – Facts to know

DOI: January 2017
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Industry 4.0 – Challenges of a new technology

Industry 4.0 – Challenges of a new technology

DOI: January 2017
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Social media – Risks posed by social networks

Social media – Risks posed by social networks

DOI: March 2016
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