Sebastian Schäffer is the founder of SSC Europe, a competence network for Seminars, Simula-tions, and Consulting, and researcher at the Institute for the Danube region and Central Eu-rope (IDM) in Vienna. He is member of the Academic Council of the Munich European Forum e.V. and Associate Researcher at the Center for Applied Policy Research (C•A•P) at Ludwig-Maximilians University of Munich (LMU).
Prior to that, Mr. Schäffer held positions as lecturer and research fellow at the Institute for Political Science, Georg-August-University Gottingen and at the Institute for Political Science and Communication Studies, Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-University Greifswald. In addition, Mr. Schäffer worked as a research fellow in the research group on European Affairs at the C•A•P and as a lecturer at LMU’s Geschwister-Scholl-Institute for Political Science.
Mr. Schäffer holds an Honor’s Master’s degree in East European studies (major: legal studies, minor: history) from the University of Regensburg and an M.A. degree from LMU, where he studied political science, European law, and Slavonic studies.