Yvonne Braun is Research Associate at the Institut für Europäische Politik (IEP), where she works in the editorial department of the academic quarterly journal integration. In addition, she is Programme Coordinator at the Centre international de formation européenne (CIFE), where she is responsible for the coordination of CIFE’s master programmes in Berlin. She holds an MA in Central Asian Studies from the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and a BA in European Studies from the Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt. Her research interests include EU-Central Asia relations and ‘Islamism’ in Central Asia.
Within SEnECA, Ms. Braun is responsible at the IEP for Work Package 5 “Ethics requirements”, which ensures the project’s compliance with the relevant ethical guidelines set out by the European legislation. Due to her background in Central Asian Studies, she is especially motivated to participate in the project and to contribute to create a sustainable research and stakeholder network between the EU and Central Asia, which will stimulate and deepen the relations between the two regions.