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Research Associate, Political Science, University of Freiburg

Ingo Henneberg is a Phd candidate at the Chair of Multi-Level Governance of the Department of Political Science. He studied political science and international law at the Universities of Bamberg, Passau, Málaga and Augsburg and graduated with a BA in Governance and Public Policy and an MA in Conflict Studies. His research deals among others with strategic issues of foreign, security and defence policy, civil wars and peace agreements, regional and international cooperation and especially regional security cooperation with focus on Africa.
He has field research experience from Botswana, Ethiopia, South Africa and Tanzania. His publications have appeared among others in International Studies Review, South African Journal of International Affairs, International Journal, the Oxford Encyclopedia of Foreign Policy Analysis, Africa Spectrum and the German Journal of Peace and Conflict Studies. In addition, he is an expert on digital technologies and State Teaching Award Winner.


  • 2021–2021
    Scientific Advisor, German Africa Foundation
  • 2014–2020
    Research Associate, Freiburg University


    University of Freiburg, Political Science
  • 2013 
    University of Augsburg, M.A. Conflict Studies
  • 2010 
    University of Passau, B.A. Governance and Public Policy


  • 2020
    International Contact Groups: Ad hoc coordination in international conflict management, South African Journal of International Affairs
  • 2020
    Cooperation and Conflict at the Horn of Africa: A New Regional Bloc between Ethiopia, Eritrea and Somalia and its Consequences for Eastern Africa, Africa Spectrum
  • 2020
    Overlapping Regionalism and Security Cooperation: Power-Based Explanations of Nigeria’s Forum-Shopping in the Fight against Boko Haram, International Studies Review


State Teaching Award 2019, University Teaching Award 2019, University Elearning Award 2018