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Amélie Wurl

Cohort 2020

Topic of PhD Thesis: Autocracy vs. Democracy Promotion in Africa? - Implications of Chinese and European presence in African Politics

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Freie Universität Berlin and Federal Foreign Office

Doctoral Researcher, Knowledge Exchange Lab (KEL)

Education and Work Experience

  • 09/2018-09/2019: Faculté des sciences humaines et sociales - Sorbonne, M.A. (postgraduate) International Cooperation in Education and Training
  • 10/2016-11/2018:  Institut d'Études Politiques (Sciences Po) Bordeaux/ Universität Stuttgart, double degree, M.A. International Affairs & Empirical Political and Social Research
  • 09/2013 - 09/2016: Institut d'Études Politiques (Sciences Po) Bordeaux/ Universität Stuttgart, double degree, B.A. Social Science



Academic Appointments, Scientific Activities & Outreach

  • 03/2018-07/2018: Research Internship with UNESCO International Institute for Capacity Building in Africa, Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)



Fellowships, Stipends and Awards

  • 04/2016 - 09/2019: Scholarship Fellow - Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes

Research Interests

  • International Relations and Transnational Studies
  • China-Africa Relations
  • EU External Relations
  • Diffusion Theory