Mag. Sophie Reichelt is a research associate at the Austrian Institute of International Affairs. After studying International Economics and Business Administration at the University of Innsbruck and the Universidad Autónoma in Madrid, she worked as a project manager in the field of live marketing communication. In October 2020, Sophie Reichelt started her Master of International Development at the University of Vienna with a focus on peace and conflict as well as on migration studies. Her master thesis focuses on European and Spanish border and migration policies and their diplomatic relations with Morocco.
At the oiip, she conducts research on foreign policy and international affairs in the MENA region as well as on European border and migration policies. She also engages in the project management for the Austrian network of the Anna Lindh Foundation.