Jann Böddeling


Mercator Fellowship on International Affairs

Period of the Fellowship


Project title

Civil society programs: Possibilities of early stage promotion for innovative organizations


MENA, Development Cooperation, Economic Policy, Civil Society & Commitment


Ashoka, Innovators for the public

Short biography

Jann Böddeling is from Cologne and currently living in Ramallah, Palestine. After an apprenticeship at Deutsche Bank in Frankfurt, he studied economics at the private Witten/Herdecke University and spent semesters abroad in Israel and Russia. During the Mercator Fellowship programme, he will focus on the possibilities and problems of establishing structures to promote bi- and multilateral development cooperation especially tailored to the needs of social businesses.