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Jakob Faller

Research Assistant

Jakob Faller

Jakob Faller

Jakob Faller is a Research Assistant to the Director of SIPRI. He supports the Director with researching information on the full range of subjects the Director speaks and writes about. Additionally, he studies a Master’s programme in Peace and Conflict Studies at Uppsala University.

Jakob holds a B.A. in political science from Mannheim University (Germany) where he focused on peace and conflict studies. His thesis analyzed the role of group-based inequalities in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Prior to joining SIPRI, Jakob was involved in updating the 10th edition of the State of the World Atlas (Dan Smith) and interned for Viva con Agua de Sankt Pauli e.V., a German-based NGO promoting global access to drinking water as well as sanitation and hygiene facilities.

Subject expertise

Peace and conflict studies

Regional expertise

Middle East and North Africa

German, English, Swedish

B.A. Political Science, Mannheim University