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Michael Herzog zu Mecklenburg


Michael Herzog zu Mecklenburg

MichaelHerzog zu Mecklenburg

Michael Herzog zu Mecklenburg was an intern in SIPRI's European Security Programme focusing on violent extremism and crime. Michael's current work includes research on the overlap of violent extremism and crime, as well as their nexus in government counter and prevention policies in Germany.

Michael has graduated with an M.A. in International Relations with specialization on Global Conflicts in the Modern Era from Leiden University in March 2018. His studies focused on the German military, nation- and state building, and resistance of local insurgents. Additionally, he has been an intern at the Munich Security Conference from January until September 2018, where he has assisted in the organisation of the Munich Security Conference 2018 and numerous other summits with focus on the wider field of security around the globe. During his B.A. in International Studies on Russia and Eurasia, he also successfully completed an internship at the Hague Conference on Private International Law during the winter semester of 2015.

Subject expertise

Radicalisation; Relationship between Violent Extremism and Crime; Governmental Counter and Prevention Policies on Violent Extremism and Crime

Regional expertise

Germany, Europe

German, English

Master of Arts in International Relations, Global Conflicts in the Modern Era, Leiden University; Bachelor of Arts in International Studies, Russia and Eurasia, Leiden University