Sören Schneider

Research Associate & PhD Student


    Institute for International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict (IFHV) Ruhr University Bochum (RUB) Bochumer Fenster, 4th floor Massenbergstraße 9 B 44787 Bochum Germany



    Research Interests

    Forced Migration and Displacement, Peace and Armed Conflict, (Anticipatory) Humanitarian Action, Regional Focus on Latin America

    Project Work

    Joint Project of IFHV and VENRO: Training Program to Strengthen Capacities of German Humanitarian NGO Staff, Funded by the German Federal Foreign Office (GFFO)


    2018 - 2019
    M.Sc. Political Science / International Relations, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands
    2015 - 2016
    Academic Exchange, Faculty of Journalism, Universidad Católica del Norte, Antofagasta, Chile
    2013 - 2017
    B.A. (with distinction) Social Sciences, Ruhr-University Bochum, Bochum, Germany

    Work Experience and other Activities

    03/2020 - 09/2020
    Research Assistant, Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences. University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    09/2019 - 03/2020

    Intern, Sector Project Migration. German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ) GmbH, Bonn, Germany

    04/2018 - 06/2018
    Intern, Press Department. Amnesty International Germany, Berlin, Germany
    07/2016 - 12/2016
    Freelance Journalist and Editorial Intern. El Mercurio de Antofagasta, Antofagasta, Chile

    Grants and Awards

    PROMOS Scholarship to Increase the Mobility of Students Studying at German Universities

    Language Skills

    German (mother tongue)

    English (fluent)

    Spanish (fluent)

    French (basic knowledge)