Frauke Maas

Research Assistant (former)

Frauke Maas was a research assistant at the Global Public Policy Institute (GPPi) in Berlin, where she contributed to the institute’s work on peace and security and humanitarian action. Her research interests include the prevention and resolution of armed conflict, international law in a changing global order, and good governance.

In September, she will begin a master’s degree in public international law at Leiden Law School in the Netherlands, specializing in law of peace and armed conflict.

Prior to joining GPPi as an intern in February 2017, Frauke interned with political foundations in Berlin and Moscow, working on foreign policy, rule of law, and freedom of expression.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in international relations from the School of International Studies at Dresden University, where she focused on foreign and security policy. During her undergraduate studies, she tutored statistics and continues to work in the field of monitoring and evaluation for a German NGO as freelancer. In 2015 Frauke was an exchange student at Saint Petersburg State University and a fellow of the German National Academic Foundation’s Metropolis in Eastern Europe Programme.

Her studies have been supported by the German National Academic Foundation. Frauke Maas has been awarded a Carlo-Schmid-Scholarship through the German Academic Exchange Service in cooperation with the Mercator Foundation and German National Academic Foundation.

Languages: English, German, French, Russian, Spanish

Recent Publications

Report 29 August 2017

Iraq after ISIL: Tikrit and Surrounding Areas

by Erica Gaston, Frauke Maas

Report 21 August 2017

Iraq after ISIL: Tal Afar City

by Frauke Maas, with Erica Gaston