Faculty

The OSCE Academy recruits and invites highly qualified scholars and experts from regional and international partner institutions, western universities, and international organizations to serve as faculty members.  


  • Prof. Dr. Anja Mihr

    DAAD Associate Professor, MA in Politics and Security

    Courses taught: Human Rights and International Law, Research Methods, Good Governance in International Comparison

  • Dr. Asel Doolotkeldieva

    Senior lecturer, MA in Politics and Security

    Course taught: MA Thesis Seminar

  • Dr. Elena Zhirukhina

    Senior lecturer, MA in Politics and Security

    Course taught: Contemporary Security Issues

  • Dr. Nurgul Ukueva

    Lecturer, MA in Economic Governance and Development

    Courses taught: Economic Effects of Migration, Econometrics

  • Dr. Viktoria Akchurina

    Senior lecturer, MA in Politics and Security

    Course taught: Central Asian Politics and Security

  • Ms. Sophie Buss

    Teaching Fellow, MA in Politics and Security

    Courses taught: German language

  • Dr. Pal Dunay

    Lecturer, MA in Economic Governance and Development

    Course taught: The OSCE

  • Dr. David Karas

    Teaching Fellow, MA in Politics and Security

    Course taught: International Political Economy

  • Mr Augustin Nicolescou

    Visiting Lecturer, MA in Politics and Security

    Courses taught: Conflict Management

  • Dr. Clara Portela

    Visiting Lecturer, MA in Politics and Security

    Courses taught: European Politics

  • Dr. Gordana Pesakovic

    Lecturer, MA in Economic Governance and Development

    Courses taught: Industrial policy, International Financial System

  • Dr. Kuat Akizhanov

    Lecturer, MA in Economic Governance and Development

    Courses taught: International Development, Economic Governance and Regulation, Economics of Sustainable Development

  • Dr Ishak Demir

    Lecturer, MA in Economic Governance and Development

    Course taught: Macroeconomics

  • Dr. Damir Esenaliev

    Lecturer, MA in Economic Governance and Development

    Course taught: Mixed Methods to Understand Human and Other Behavior

  • Dr. Lukasz Gruszczynski

    Lecturer, MA in Economic Governance and Development

    Course taught: International and Regional Trade Arrangements

  • Dr. Waleed Gumaa

    Lecturer, MA in Economic Governance and Development

    Course taught: Project Management

  • Dr. Daniela Irrera

    Visiting Lecturer, MA in Politics and Security

    Course taught: Political Violence and Terrorism

  • Dr. Gulzhamal Issayeva

    Lecturer, MA in Economic Governance and Development

    Course taught: Integrated Water Management

  • Ms. Julia Johannsen

    Lecturer, MA in Economic Governance and Development

    Course taught: Cross-Cultural Communication

  • Dr. Bedelbai Mamadiev

    Lecturer, MA in Economic Governance and Development

    Course taught: Economics and Regulation of Energy Sector

  • Ms. Akylai Muktarbek kyzy

    Lecturer, MA in Economic Governance and Development

    Courses taught: Research Methods and Design, Intro to Stata

  • Dr. Indra Overland

    Lecturer, MA in Economic Governance and Development

    Course taught: Energy Politics

  • Dr. Rahat Sabyrbekov

    Lecturer, MA in Economic Governance and Development

    Course taught: Economics and Sustainable Management of Mineral Resources

  • Dr. Philipp Schröder

    Lecturer, MA in Economic Governance and Development

    Course taught: Mixed Methods to Understand Economic and Other Human Behavior

  • Dr. Baktybek Urmambetov

    Lecturer, MA in Economic Governance and Development

    Course taught: Statistics

  • Dr. Roman Vakulchuk

    Lecturer, MA in Economic Governance and Development

    Course taught: International Economic Indices and Economy Rankings

  • Ms. Diana Biba

    Lecturer, MA in Economic Governance and Development

    Course taught: Academic Writing

  • Dr. Helge Blakkisrud

    Visiting Lecturer, MA in Politics and Security

    Courses taught: Nation, State and Nationalism

  • Dr.Sc. Yana Leksyutina

    Visiting Lecturer, MA in Politics and Security

    Courses taught: Central Asia and China

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