Strategies for the prevention of left-wing extremism in Lower Saxony


Project period

01.05.2020 – 30.11.2020

Project staff

Laura Treskow


Crime Prevention Council of Lower Saxony (CPC)


Zurich University of Applied Sciences; Prof. Dr. Dirk Baier

Project description

In cooperation with the Zurich University of Applied Sciences, KFN is conducting a scientific analysis of the phenomenon of left-wing extremism in Lower Saxony, including a social science study on general and specific preventive measures in connection with left-wing extremism. The aim is to create a scientific basis for the development of strategies to prevent left-wing extremism in Lower Saxony. The responsible actors in the field of prevention will be provided with the knowledge about the manifestations of left-wing extremism in Lower Saxony as well as its specific causes and developmental paths in order to develop specific strategies for its prevention.