Merlin Flaig

Function: Researcher

Specialization: Social Science

Work areas:

  • Forced Migration and Refugee Studies
  • Knowledge cooperation


since 08/2020German Institute of Development and Sustainability (IDOS)
(until 6/2022 German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE))
Researcher, Research Programme "Transformation of political (dis-)order: Institutions, values & peace"
09/2019 – 05/2020German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
Participation in the 55th course of the DIE Postgraduate Training Programme, Research Team: Local Governments and the Sustainable Integration of Refugees in Ethiopia
05/2019 – 08/2019Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)
Internship at the Academy for International Cooperation (AIZ) in the section "Corporate Competencies"
04/2017 – 04/2019Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
M.A. Social Science
08/2018 - 10/2018German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitk (DIE)
Internship at the Manging Global Governance (MGG) Academy
01/2018 - 05/2018Jawaharlal Nehru University, Neu-Delhi, Indien
Master student
08/2017 – 12/2017University of Cape Town, Kapstadt, Südafrika
Master student
10/2013 – 03/2017Universität Erfurt
B.A. International Relations and Social Science
08/2015 – 12/2015Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima, Peru
Bachelor student

Refereed Publications

    Non-refereed Publications

    Opinion Pieces