All copies of the IFS'series are available to download free of charge.​​​​​​​​​

Books by IFS' academic staff

Our academic staff publish books with established publishers around the world. They are available through commercial book shops and online booksellers.

We have changed web site and while we are sorting out the pages, you can search for our titles in the open access data base Bibsys Brage. The series with direct links are listed below.

Oslo Files on Defence and Security (2007– )

IFS Insights (2010– )

Defence and Security Studies (2007–2010)

Forsvarsstudier (1987–2006)

IFS Info (1991–2006)

If you’d like to see a particular edition of one of our publication series but can’t find a downloadable version, don’t worry! Send us an email to quoting the name of the series, the number and title of the issue, and we’ll scan it and post it on the site within a day or two.

Print versions

Most of our titles, also in the series Forsvarsstudier and IFS Info, are still available in print. We are happy to distribute them free of charge as along as stocks permit. Get in touch to find out whether a print version of the title you’re interested in is available:

Publish with IFS

If you wish to publish a text in one our series, please write a short summary of your text and explain why IFS ought to publish it. Send it by email to the

Download the IFS Author Guidelines

Published 02 June 2014 12:01.. Last updated 01 November 2018 10:10.