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Mathis Böhm

Preventing / Countering Violent Extremism Intern


Mathis Böhm joined the ICCT (International Centre for Counter Terrorism) in May 2023 as the Preventing/Countering Violent Extremism Intern. He is currently studying International Security and Political Science - with a regional focus on the MENA region - as part of his dual master's degree between Sciences Po Paris and Freie Universität Berlin. Mathis holds a B.Sc. degree in International Relations from Leiden University, in which he completed a minor in Middle Eastern Studies at the NVIC institute in Cairo (Egypt). He wrote his BA thesis on the UN Failure in Rwanda in reference to the concepts of risk and uncertainty. 

Prior to joining ICCT, Mathis interned at the German Chamber of Commerce in Egypt; and analysed the threats and risks related to digitalization within the context of development aid at Cordaid. He is actively engaged in French-German cooperation as a board member for the Gerhard Kiersch Association. Beyond that, Mathis is enthusiastic about security politics, social movements, state/nation building, as well as topics related to (national) identity.