Areas of Expertise

  • Civilian crisis management
  • EU Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP)
  • Peacekeeping operations


English, French


Phone: +49 (0)30 25 42 31-183

Carina Böttcher has been working as a research fellow in DGAP’s Security, Defense, and Armaments program since June 2018. She works in the project “Civilian CSDP Compact.” 

Previously, she worked at the Center for International Peace Operations in Berlin and for the Federal Foreign Office, with assignments in Tehran and Bangkok. Other work experience includes shorter assignments at the Federal Criminal Office and the UN Operations and Crisis Centre in New York. She completed her Master’s degree in international relations at the Technical University of Dresden.

Carina Böttcher