Areas of Expertise

  • German and European security and defense policy
  • European integration

Short Bio

Since March 2024, Niklas Hintermayer has been a research manager in DGAP’s Research Institute where he had already been working since March 2023. Prior to that, he was based in Vienna where he worked as a journalist, most recently for the German-language edition of Forbes, and as a policy specialist in the city’s government.

Hintermayer studied law at the University of Vienna, European Union studies at Leiden University, and European and Eurasian studies at the John Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies Europe. During his studies, he completed internships and contributed to the publications of the Hague Centre for Strategic Studies (HCSS) and the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS).


German, English, Italian


[Last updated: March 2024]

Niklas Hintermayer