Frauke Maas


Frauke Maas is an intern with the Global Public Policy (GPPi) in Berlin, contributing to the institute’s work on peace and security and humanitarian action. Her research interests include peace building, mass atrocity prevention, and security policy.

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.

Previously, 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, Germany, where she focused on foreign and security policy. During her undergraduate studies, she tutored in statistics and gained experience in evaluation processes, with an emphasis on quantitative data analysis. In 2015, Frauke was an exchange student at Saint Petersburg State University, Russia, as a fellow of the German National Academic Foundation’s Metropolis in Eastern Europe Programme.

Her studies, as well as her Carlo Schmid Fellowship, have been supported by scholarships from the German National Academic Foundation and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).

Languages: English, German, French, Russian