Benjamin Weiser

B.A., Project Assistant

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Benjamin Weiser,(26), B.A., is a project assistant at the Austrian Institute for International Affairs, where he is involved in the project “The normative power of EU Foreign and Security Policy in the Middle East”. As a MA student in Political Science at the University of Vienna he is especially focusing on International Relations and European Studies. For the period of one semester he gained foreign experience at the University of Warsaw, Poland. Benjamin is specifically interested in the European Union and its neighbourhood, which is why he is writing his MA thesis on “Germany and the Crimean crisis: Western sanctions policy towards Russia from the perspective of German actors in politics, the economy and science”.