Areas of Expertise

  • Foreign and security policy of the Russian Federation
  • German-Russian relations
  • Moldova


Russian, English



Sarah Pagung is Associate Fellow at the Robert Bosch Center for Central and Eastern Europe, Russia, and Central Asia since February 2019. Her research focuses on Russian foreign and information policies and on Moldova. Until December 2018 Sarah Pagung worked as a program officer for the Robert Bosch Center, e. g. she managed the Discussion Group on Russian and the Eastern Partnership and the joint projekt “A New Western Ostpolitik” with the Johns Hopkins University. From 2013 to 2015 she worked on behalf of the Carl Friedrich Goerdeler-Kolleg.

Pagung is currently working on a doctorate on the impact of Russian propaganda and information policy in Germany at the Freie Universität Berlin, where she studied political science. She is also an adjunct teacher at the Freie Universität Berlin and serves as a seminar facilitator for various formats relating to European foreign policy and Eastern Europe. In 2012–13 she was active on behalf of the European Voluntary Service’s German-Russian exchange program in Saint Petersburg, working in youth and adult education.