Jan-Christoph Kuntze


Mercator Fellowship on International Affairs

Period of the Fellowship


Project title

Distribution of renewable energies – How to shape investment conditions for solar and wind energy projects to promote foreign investments and enable technology transfer? The example of Morocco

Field of work

Energie und Infrastruktur, Wirtschaft und Finanzen


Maghreb, Renewable Energies, Mediterranean, Economic Policy, Research & Development


DESERTEC Foundation, GIZ

Short biography

Jan-Christoph Kuntze from Hamburg completed his Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations in Dresden and his Master of Laws degree in International Law in Genf. He completed semesters abroad at Sciences Po Bordeaux and the Harvard Law School. As a Mercator Fellow, his project focused on the promotion of foreign investment in solar and wind energy projects, taking Morocco as an example. Since 2012 Jan-Christoph Kuntze works for the GIZ in Bonn and Berlin.