Academic Distinctions

2012: Bernard Brodie Prize for best article of the year 2011 in Contemporary Security Policy for “Embedded Politics, Growing Informalization? How NATO and the EU Transform Provision of External Security”

2010: Research Fellowship, Fritz Thyssen Foundation Cologne

2002: Travel grant, German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) for research stay in Tbilisi/Georgia (Georgian Foundation for Strategic and Internati­onal Studies)

2000: Ph.D. Fellowship, Federal German Ministry for Education and Research