Congratulations on the completion of your PhD: Marlene, Nicole, Niklas and Marco!

Logo_EXACT bwTEPSA and the Jean Monnet Chair of Prof. Wolfgang Wessels congratulate Marlene Gottwald, Niklas Helwig, Nicole König and Marco Siddi to the completion of their PhDs in the framework of the EU-funded joint PhD Programme EXACT ( They successfully defended their theses – co-supervised at the Universities of Cologne and Edinburgh – at their vivas, that took place in Edinburgh on September 8/9 (Marlene Gottwald on the Europe’s Responsibility to Protect, From Kosovo to Syria; Niklas Helwig on The High Representative of the Union: The constrained agent of Europe’s foreign policy; Nicole König on The quest for coherence: a comparative analysis of EU crisis management in Africa; Marco Siddi on Divisive identities, divided foreign policy? Policy makers’ discourses on Russia in Germany, Poland and Finland)