Логотип CGES

Tatiana Saraseko

Associate researcher of the Centre for German and European Studies

Doctoral researcher at the Research Training Group 'World Politics', Bielefeld University

Member of Institute for World Society Studies, Bielefeld University


Research areas:

  • International political sociology
  • International relations
  • Non-state actors in world politics
  • Urban studies 

Foreign languages:

  • English
  • German


  • Since 2020 Ph.D. candidate, Faculty of Sociology, Bielefeld University
  • 2015-2017 M.A., Studies in European Societies, St. Petersburg State University
  • 2011-2015 B.A., Political Science, Bard College, NY, United States, Double-degree program with St. Petersburg State University
  • 2011-2015 B.A., International Relations, Political Science, and Human Rights, St. Petersburg State University

Additional education:

  • 2021 Qualitative Data Analysis, Virtual Winter School in Methods and Techniques, ECPR in association with University of Leuven
  • 2018 Model European Union, European Parliament, Strasbourg
  • 2016-2017 Advanced Course in Project Management, St. Petersburg State University
  • 2015 Winter School in Political Science, Higher School of Economics, Moscow
  • 2014 European Academy in Otzenhausen, Germany
  • 2013 Bard English Summer Language Intensive, Bard College, NY, United States, Full Bard Abroad scholarship holder

Work experience:

  • Since 2020 Doctoral researcher, Research Training Group “World Politics”, supported by DFG, Bielefeld University
  • 2018-2019 Public relations manager, Russian Nano Industry Association, Moscow
  • 2017-2018 Junior analyst at Regional Agency for Social and Marketing Research, ACIG Group Consulting, Moscow


  • 2020 Organization of two consecutive workshops “How to build your career strategy and find your strengths and goals as a female researcher”, “Networking strategies for women in academia”, Bielefeld University
  • 2018 Transparency issues of shopping centers: Who is responsible for customers safety? Transparency International – Russia, Moscow
  • 2016 International Civil Society Forum in Istanbul “Civil Society, the UNESCO World Heritage and Sustainable Development”, World Heritage Watch, Berlin
  • 2015-2016 Think Tank “European Politics”: Radboud University – St. Petersburg State University, in association with Netherlands Commission for UNESCO, the Hague
  • 2014-2015 International monitoring of official public sector websites, Institute for Development of Freedom of Information, St. Petersburg
  • 2013-2015 From empire to multiculturalism and multipolarity: harmonization of policies of citizenship and sovereignty with the challenges of cultural diversity, St. Petersburg State University

Selected publications: