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Michael Amoah Awuah

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Michael Amoah Awuah is a 2nd year PhD candidate in Political Science at the University of Bonn. He graduated from the University of Ghana in 2006 with a B.A.(Hons) in Psychology with Philosophy. Later in 2008 he started his Law studies with the University of London International Laws Programme. In 2014, he graduated with a Masters in European Studies (MES): Governance and Regulation from the University of Bonn.
He is a Research Fellow of the Center for European Integration Studies (ZEI) and working on his doctoral project on the subject  of  «Rationale  for  Energy  Governance in West Africa: Potential and Obstacles»  under the supervision of ZEI Director Prof. Dr. Ludger Kühnhardt.
His research interests are at the intersection of Energy, Political Economy, Comparative Regionalism, Comparative Border Studies, EU-Africa Relations and Policy Studies.


  • "The ECOWAS area without internal borders: lessons from EU cross-border mobility", WAI-ZEI Paper No. 32, 2016.
  • (with Deepak Raj Pandaya and Yasemin Mentes)"Representation without taxation? Proposals for an EU Tax", Future of Europe Observer Vol. 2 No. 1., January 2014.
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