Sarah Löpelt

Research programme: Environmental Governance

Function: Advisor to the Director / WBGU & Researcher Science Platform Sustainability 2030 (wpn2030)

Specialization: Political Science

Work areas:

  • International environmental and development policy
  • International relations
  • Sustainability policy


since 06/2023 German Institute of Development and Sustainability (IDOS)
Scientific advisor and researcher Science Platform Sustainability 2030 (wpn2030)
since 11/2022 German Institute of Development and Sustainability (IDOS)
Advisor to the Director / German Advisory Council on Global Change (WBGU)
1/2022 - 7/2022 Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, Bonn
Internship in the Sector Project Cities
3/2021 - 8/2021 European Urban Knowledge Network (EUKN) EGTC, The Hague, Netherlands
Internship, Communication and Research
9/2020 - 1/2022 Universiteit Leiden, The Hague, Netherlands
Master of Science Political Science: International Organisation
6/2020 - 03/2022 Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes
1/2020 - 02/2020 CARE Ecuador, Quito
Internship, Humanitarian Aid
8/2019 - 12/2019 Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador
Semester abroad as part of the Bachelor's degree programme at the University of Erfurt
8/2018 - 10/2018 Permanent Mission of the Federal Republic of Germany to the United Nations, New York
Internship in the Political Department
4/2017 - 7/2017 University of Erfurt
Research assistant for the Department of Romance Studies, tutorial for the seminar "Key Texts of Romance Literature".
3/2018 - 4/2018 Società Dante Alighieri - Comitato di Berlino
Internship for Cooperation Partnerships and PR
10/2017 - 2/2018 University of Erfurt
Research assistant for the Department of Romance Studies, tutorial for the seminar "Introduction to Romance Studies".
10/2016 - 3/2020 University of Erfurt
Bachelor of Arts International Relations (major) and Romance Studies, Spanish (minor)
4/2016 - 7/2016 Fondazione Fontana Onlus, Trento, Italy
Volunteer for website, project and event management
4/2016 – 5/2016 Trento Film Festival, Trento, Italy
Volunteer for the management of information booths, the reception of guests and the preparation of concerts and film screenings
9/2015 - 3/2016 Associazione InCo - Interculturalità e Comunicazione, Trento, Italy
European Voluntary Service

Member of

  • German Society for the United Nations (DGVN) e.V.