Nico Arnold specialised in international security and conflict management during his master's studies. Before applying to the Hertie School, he completed two Bachelors of Arts in Political Science and Middle East Studies in Marburg. Nico studied two semesters in Amman and has sound knowledge of the international relations and dynamics of the MENA region. He has worked with a German foundation in Beirut and the Middle East Division in the Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). In addition to that, he gained further professional experience as a working student at a public relations agency in Berlin.
Master's thesis title
Ideational threats and regime legitimacy in the MENA region