Areas of Expertise

  • Eastern Partnership of the EU, the Baltic states, and the Russian Federation
  • Integration, media, and national minorities in the Baltic region
  • Civil society


German, English, Russian, Estonian



Juulia Baer-Bader has been an associate fellow at the Robert Bosch Center for Central and Eastern Europe, Russia, and Central Asia since June 2018. From October 2014 until then, she had worked as a program officer at the Robert Bosch Center. As the center’s main contact person, Baer-Bader supervised its ongoing projects, which included their strategic planning, organization, and implementation. In addition, she helped conceive and supervise the Robert Bosch Center’s public relations work targeted specifically to its target groups.

Before working at DGAP, Baer-Bader participated in a research project on “Conflict and Development” (with a focus on Russia and Central Asia) undertaken at the Freie Universität Berlin. From March to August 2013, she completed a Blue Book-Traineeship at the European Commission Representation in Austria. In the fall of 2012, she contributed to the project “EU-Russia Civil Society Forum” on behalf of the German-Russian exchange program Deutsch-Russischen Austausch e.V.

After studying public relations at the University of Tartu in Estonia, Baer-Bader continued her studies in the Freie Universität’s Media and Political Communication program.

Juulia Baer-Bader