Hannes Einsporn


Mercator Fellowship on International Affairs

Period of the Fellowship


Project title

The end of displacement? The return and reintegration of forced migrants

Short biography

Hannes Einsporn studied political science at the Freie Universität Berlin and the University of California, Davis. He then completed a masters degree in refugee and forced migration studies at the University of Oxford. Hannes gained professional experience at the Migration Policy Institute in Washington, DC, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Geneva and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) in Amman. As a Mercator Fellow, he will focus on the conditions for the sustainable return and reintegration of refugees and internally displaced persons.