Ludwig Jung


Mercator Fellowship on International Affairs

Period of the Fellowship


Project title

Development, conflict and informal economies

Short biography

Ludwig Jung studied philosophy and economics in Bayreuth and subsequently went to Washington for a master’s degree in International Relations. He gained first professional experience with the German Foreign Office in Berlin, the German Embassy in Dhaka, Bangladesh, and the South-East-Asia Division in the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development. During his fellowship year he is focusing on development and security policy relating to counter-narcotics in Afghanistan.