Marie Walter-Franke is a doctoral candidate with HR-UP since 2014 and spent her visiting fellowship at the Hebrew University in 2016. She studied political science and law at Sciences Po Paris, Heidelberg University and the London School of Economics, focusing on EU integration in the fields of migration and asylum. She graduated her Masters with Distinction in 2010.
Starting in February, Marie is also associate research fellow at Jacques Delors Institut – Berlin, working on EU migration and asylum policy. Before returning to academia, Marie was project manager at the Berlin-based publisher Lexxion, where she oversaw several EU law journals. Previously, she worked for the European Commission, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP).