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Office Address:
Glasgow Hall, Room 307

Visiting Lecturer, Military Professor

Expertise: NATO, European Union, Strategic Thinking, Leadership

Colonel (COL) Uwe Hartmann, Ph.D., is a visiting lecturer with the National Security Affairs Department. Hartmann’s most recent assignment prior to arriving in Monterey was the branch head of Principles Military Doctrine and Command and Control of Land Forces at Army Command in Strausberg, Germany and more recently a course member at the NATO Defense College in Rome, Italy.

COL Hartmann started his military service in 1981 by training as a candidate for reserve officer in the German Army. In 1982, he trained as an officer in aviation. From 1983 to 1986, he started his degree in sociology and theology at the Universität der Bundeswehr in Hamburg and then went to aviation officer’s school. In 1988, he was promoted to platoon commander in the Army Aviation Regiment 10 and then was transferred in 1989 to Celle as the company commander. From 1991–1995, he was a junior lecturer/scientific assistant in the Department of Education at the Universität der Bundeswehr Hamburg and earned his Ph.D. From 1995–1997, Hartmann was enrolled in the General Staff Course at Führungsakademie, a course that is granted only to a selected few. After this, he was stationed in Potsdam as a staff officer for logistics and then transferred to the Chief Operations Office in Sarajevo.

After this tour, Hartman obtained his master's degree at the Naval Postgraduate School. Then Hartmann became the desk officer for Southern Europe and Africa in the German Ministry of Defense in Berlin. From 2003–2005, he was the commander of staff support in Münster participating in the mission within NATO Response Force 4. After this, Hartmann became a military assistant (G3) to the director of NATO Communication and Information Systems Services Agency in Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe. During this time, he was a desk officer in the Scientific Department of the German Parliament. Then he  transferred to Hamburg to be commander of the Students’ Regiment at the Helmut-Schmidt-Universität in Hamburg (2009–2012). In late 2012, he was transferred to Deputy Chief of Staff Stability in Regional Command North International Security Assistance Force. Soon, he was stationed at the US War College in Carlisle, PA as an international fellow until June 2014. After his fellowship, he became the branch head of Principles in Military Doctrine and Command and Control of Land Forces at the Army Command in Strausberg until early 2017 and then a taught at the NATO Defense College in Rome.




European Union

Strategic Thinking




Uwe Hartmann and Vlaus von Rosen, eds. Jahrbuch Innere Führung 2019. Bundeswehr im Aufbruch. Hindernisse von den verteidigungs-politischen Vorstellungen der AFD bis zu den sicherheitspolitischen Meinungen in der Zivilgesellschaft. Vol 11. Berlin: Miles Verlag, 2019.

Donald Abenheim, and Uwe Hartmann. Einführung in die Tradition der Bundeswehr. Das soldatische Erbe in dem besten Deutschland, das es je gab. Berlin: Miles Verlag, 2019.

Uwe Hartmann and Vlaus von Rosen, eds. Jahrbuch Innere Führung 2018 Innere Führung zwischen Aufbruch, Abbau und Abschaffung: Neues denken, Mitgestaltung fördern, Alternativen wagen. Vol. 10. Berlin: Miles Verlag, 2018.

Donald Abenheim, and Uwe Hartmann, eds. Tradition in der Bundeswehr. Zum Erbe des deutschen Soldaten und zur Umsetzung des neuen Traditionserlasses. Berlin: Miles Verlag, 2018. 

Uwe Hartmann and Vlaus von Rosen. “Staat und Streitkraefte.” In Handbuch Staat, ed. Voigt von Ruediger. 895–906. Wiesbaden: Springer VS, 2018.  

Uwe Hartmann. Der gute Soldat: Politische Kultur und soldatisches Selbstverständnis heute. Standpunkte und Orientierungen, Reihe. Vol. 11. Berlin: Miles-Verlag, 2018.

Uwe Hartmann and Vlaus von Rosen, eds. Jahrbuch Innere Führung 2017. Die Wiederkehr der Verteidigung in Europa und die Zukunft der Bundeswehr. Vol. 9. Berlin: Miles-Verlag, 2017.

The Evolution of the Hybrid Threat, and Resilience as a Countermeasure. NATO Defense College Research paper 139, Rome, Sep 2017.

Hybride Kriegführung und die Relevanz der Inneren Führung. In: Reader Sicherheitspolitik Dec 2016.

Was ist los mit der Inneren Führung? In: Ethik und Militär, Jan 2016.

Hybrider Krieg als neue Bedrohung von Freiheit und Frieden. (Hybrid Warfare as a Threat to Freedom and Peace) Zur Relevanz der Inneren Führung in Politik, Gesellschaft und Streitkräften, Berlin (Miles-Verlag) 2015.

Uwe Hartmann, Claus von Rosen (Eds), Jahrbuch Innere Führung 2016. Innere Führung als kritische Instanz, Berlin (Miles-Verlag) 2016.

Uwe Hartmann, Claus von Rosen (Eds), Jahrbuch Innere Führung 2015 — Neue Denkwege angesichts der Gleichzeitigkeit unterschiedlicher Krisen, Konflikte und Kriege, Berlin (Miles-Verlag) 2015.

War without Fighting? The Reintegration of Former Combatants in Afghanistan Seen through the Lens of Strategic Thought. Berlin (Miles-Verlag) 2014. 

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