Hänni has received research fellowships, grants, and visiting appointments from a variety of universities, think tanks, and foundations around the world. Here is a partial list of Hänni’s involvement with the Academic community.

Journal for Intelligence, Propaganda and Security Studies (JIPSS)
Bilingual (English-German) outlet regarded the leading journal for intelligence studies in the German-speaking world. Published by the Austrian Center for Intelligence, Propaganda and Security Studies (ACIPSS), affiliated with the University of Graz.
Institute for History at the University of Leiden (Netherlands); German Historical Institute (Washington DC); Centre for the Study of Violence at the University of Newcastle (Australia)
Major Grants
Swiss National Science Foundation (2012–2013 and 2015–2016), Research Fund of Distance Learning University Switzerland (2017–2019), Research Fund of the University of Zurich (2010–2012)
Advisory Board
Terrorism: An Electronic Journal and Knowledge Base
Published by the Inter-University Center for Terrorism Studies (IUCTS), based in Washington DC. Founded by Prof. Yonah Alexander, one of the pioneers of terrorism studies.
International Intelligence History Association (IIHA); British International Studies Association (Critical Terrorism Studies Working Group); Association of Swiss Intelligence Officers (, Austrian Center for Intelligence, Propaganda and Security Studies (ACIPSS), Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Geschichte (SGG)
University of Zurich; FernUni Schweiz; Volkshochschule Zürich