Konstantin Kosten


Mercator Fellowship on International Affairs

Period of the Fellowship


Project title

Cooperation instead of confrontation: Possibilites for an integrative European and transatlantic policy towards Iran


Security Policy, European Union, Iran


Think Tank

Short biography

Konstantin Kosten studied ethnology, peace and conflict research and the history of religion in Munich, Marburg and Teheran. He worked for the German Council on Foreign Relations’ (DGAP) North Africa / Middle East program as well as the International Diplomats Training at the Federal Foreign Office. He plans to spend his Mercator year to devise further integrative strategies in European and transatlantic Iran policy and to evaluate their potential for implementation.