Careers of ZEI Fellows
One program, many success stories:
Since the start of the program in 1998/99, more than 450 fellows have graduated with a Master of European Studies. ZEI alumni have entered various career sectors: they work in EU institutions and international organizations, NGOs, national administrations, lobby groups, in the field of science and research and have been successful in the private sector. The range of organizations and companies that recruit ZEI graduates is far reaching. Here are just a few of our successful alumni:
Ann Mettler (Class of 1999)
Director-General and Head of the European Political Strategy Centre, the European Commission's in-house think tank.
Martin Zimmek (Class of 2004)
Head of Strategy at Bombadier Transportation
Christina Wunder (Class of 2013)
Press Officer for International Cooperation and Development
Genevieve Decker (Class of 2009)
Communication and Outreach at the World Bank
Tristan Suffys (Class of 2003)
Secretary General at Eurofuel
Katharina von Schnurbein (Class of 1999)
EU Commisson Coordinater for Combatting Antisemitism
The success stories of our students underscore the high quality education provided at ZEI. ZEI is proud to be important part of the career paths of excellent young professionals from all over the world. ZEI keeps in contact with its alumni in order to strengthen the network between alumni and current students and ZEI fellows have the chance to meet alumni during field trips and events held in Bonn.
A multitude of job opportunities
ZEI Alumni work in the following fields:
For more information please go to our LinkedIn page and check the Alumni survey
ZEI Alumni Network
With Alumni all over the world and in diverse fields of work the ZEI Alumni Network connects our former, current and future students, for the benefit of everyone. Upon the initiative of ZEI alumni we have established a LinkedIn ZEI-Group in order to stay in contact.
ZEI Alumni are welcome to contribute to ZEI's publications series, present a Europe Dialogue or give a presentation during one of our field trips to Frankfurt, Brussels, Strasbourg, Luxembourg or Berlin.
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