Brandt School Universität Erfurt

Dr. Cornelius Adebahr





Dr. Cornelius Adebahr is a political analyst and entrepreneur based in Berlin, Germany, focusing on foreign and security policy, European affairs, and citizens’ engagement. He is the author of „Europe and Iran: The Nuclear Deal and Beyond” (Routledge 2017) and a member of Team Europe, an experts’ network of the European Commission

Dr. Adebahr is an associate fellow at the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP), a non-resident fellow at Carnegie Europe in Brussels, and a fellow at the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin. Since 2005, he has taught as a lecturer at various international universities, including the Willy Brandt School of Public Policy in Erfurt, Tehran University in Iran, and the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University in the United States.

Dr. Adebahr studied Political Science (International Relations), Philosophy, Public Law, and International Economics in Tübingen, Paris, and at the Free University Berlin, where he graduated in 2001 before receiving his PhD (Dr. rer. pol.) in 2008.

Courses taught at the Brandt School

  • EPP: External Relations of the EU (WS 2005/06, WS 2006/07, SS 2008 and SS 2009)

  • BLM: Fundamentals of Project Management (WS 2010/11)

  • EPP: European Foreign and Security Policy: Actors, Issues and Results ( SS 2011)

  • EPP/CSM: The EU as an Actor in Global Politics and Conflict Resolution (WS 2018/19)