Julian Rappold re-joined DGAP in April 2019 as a Research Fellow in the Alfred von Oppenheim Center for European Policy Studies, having previously worked with DGAP from May 2011 to March 2017. His areas of expertise are European integration, Germany’s European policy and Southern Europe.
From April 2017, he headed the project “Connecting Europe”, a joint initiative of the European Policy Centre (EPC) and the Mercator Foundation, where he also served as Senior Policy Analyst. From 2015 to 2017, he also acted as Associate Researcher for the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR). Prior to this, he worked with the European Parliament and the Ministry of State for Baden-Württemberg.
Julian Rappold studied political sciences and economics at the University of Freiburg, the University of Münster and the Institut d’Études Politiques in Lyon. He obtained a Master of Arts in European Studies from the University of Bath, the Humboldt University and the Free University of Berlin.