Janina Stürner-Siovitz

Dr. Janina Stürner-Siovitz is a research fellow at the Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg, where she leads policy-oriented research projects and organizes international workshops on migration governance in complex multi-level systems. Interested in migration policy-making in Africa, Europe and at the global level, she explores partnerships for urban migration governance in African intermediary cities in cooperation with partners from Africa and Europe. She has also conducted research and published a book and peer-reviewed articles on city diplomacy in the negotiations of the Global Compacts for Migration and Refugees as well as in EU policy-making.
Janina Stürner-Siovitz has developed evaluation processes, workshops and policy papers on behalf of organizations such as the European Commission, the German Federal Foreign Office, the ICMPD, UCLG and various foundations.
Janina Stürner-Siovitz has completed her PhD in Political Sciences at the Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg with summa cum laude. She holds a Franco-German master’s degree in International Relations with a special focus on migration policies and movements and a Franco-German bachelor’s degree in Political Sciences from Sciences Po Aix and the University of Freiburg.