Mundus MAPP proudly presents our former students who, after their graduation from the program, continued their education in doctoral programs in and outside of Europe. Below is a list of our graduates who have been admitted, are enrolled in, or already completed PhD programs.

NameYear of graduation,
mobility track
University of doctoral studiesResearch topic or
broader research area
Karthik Nachiappan2009,
India Institute, Kings College London, UKIndia’s multilateral behaviour as a rising power across a range of issue areas – climate change, trade, nuclear disarmament, and international public health
Vivek Nemane2009,
School of Law, University of New England, Armidale, AustraliaInvasive Animals and Biosecurity in Australia – Improved Legal and Institutional Arrangements (IACRC, Australia)
James Nyomakwa-Obimpeh2009,
Joint program of the University of Cologne, Germany and the University of Edinburgh, UKEuropean Union’s External Trade Negotiations: A Comparative Analysis of Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) With ECOWAS and CARIFORUM
Juan Carlos Trivino Salazar2009,
Department of Political and Social Sciences, Pompeu Fabra University, SpainAlliances that emerge between political parties and immigrant associations in the presence of politicized immigration conflicts at the local level
Kazi Nurmohammad Haque2010,
Asia Research Centre, Murdoch University, Perth, AustraliaThe Political Economy of Development
Benedict Yiyugsah2010,
International Institute of Social Studies of Erasmus University Rotterdam, The NetherlandsThe Political Economy of Social Protection Policy Dissemination in Africa
Gerardo Javier Arriaga Garcia2010,
School of Social Policy, University of Birmingham, UKSocial Policy and Development: the Human Face of Poverty
Amelia Dulee-Kinsolving2010,
Maynooth University, IrelandYoung workers and traineeships in Ireland and Spain
Damian Gonzalez Salzberg2010,
School of Law, University of Reading, UKInternational human rights law through the lens of queer theory
Hovhannes Nahapetyan2010,
Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh, US 
Dragan Mihajlovic2011,
Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences, Germany 
Shqipe Neziri2011,
Department of Public Administration, South-East European University, Tetova, MacedoniaExtracting justice: Fighting corruption in resource-rich countries
Judy Jou2011,
Institute of Government and Public Policies, Universitat Autònoma Barcelona, SpainFamily-friendly workplace policies in the United States: Associations with maternal and infant health
Aleksandra Karpova2011,
Institute of Government and Public Policies, Universitat Autònoma Barcelona, SpainRole of Creative and Knowledge Industries in Urban Development: Case Studies Based on Western and Eastern Europe Experience
Koen Geven2012,
Department of Political and Social Sciences, European University Institute, Florence, ItalyPublic policy and inequality in higher education
Adina Maricut2012,
Doctoral School of Political Science, Public Policy and International Relations, Central European University, HungaryWhat do EU institutions want? Understanding institutional behavior in the area of freedom, security and justice
Zuzana Novakova2012,
International Institute of Social Studies of Erasmus University Rotterdam, The NetherlandsHow the EU understands and engages with the transitions in the “European neighbourhood”
Britta Katharina Matthes2012,
Department of Social and Policy Sciences, University of Bath, UKUnpacking the ‘State’ category – the Pluri-national State of Bolivia
Chau Nguyen2012,
University of East Anglia, UKWhy there is no NATO in Southeast Asia: a constructivist analysis of the ASEAN Way of security
Jorge Galindo Alfonso2013,
Department of Sociology, University of Geneva, SwitzerlandComparative political economy of labour market dualization
Emmanuel Adu-Ampong2013,
Department of Urban Studies and Planning, University of Sheffield, UKThe governance of tourism-led local economic development planning. An interactive governance perspective of the Elmina 2015 Strategy in Ghana
James Wilhelm2014,
Salzburg Centre of European Union Studies, University of Salzburg, AustriaThe significance of the European Union as an electoral fault line in national politics and the impact the crisis has had on this phenomenon
Maxime Pelletier2014,
Department of Political Science, University of Montreal, CanadaThe enforcement of political finance regulation