Dr. Edmund Ratka is a political scientist working for a political foundation in Berlin, after having served in its Tunisia office in 2015-2016. Before, he was a Research Fellow
at the Chair of International Politics at the University of Passau and at the Center for Applied Policy Research (C·A·P) at the University of Munich (LMU), where he managed several German-Arab
research, teaching, and consulting projects, in particular with Tunisian partner institutions. He was also a Visiting Scholar
at Sciences Po Paris, the Center for Transatlantic Relations at Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in Washington, D.C., and the Institut Français du
Proche Orient (IFPO) in Damascus.