Since July 2024 Philipp Neubauer is a PhD Fellow at IFSH. Before that, from October 2018 to June 2024, he was a researcher with IFSH. From 2018 until 2022, he worked within the DFG funded project “International Police Missions”. From  January 2022 to April 2024, he was part of the IFSH’s “Research and Knowledge Transfer Office Security Sector Reform (SSR Hub)” that was financed by the German Federal Foreign Office. From February 2022 to February 2024, Philipp Neubauer was seconded to the Directorate-General for Crisis Prevention, Stabilisation, Peacebuilding and Humanitarian Assistance of the German Federal Foreign Office. He researchers and advises on questions regarding international peace operations and and Security Sector Reform. From 2014 to 2018, he worked for two members of the German Bundestag. Philipp Neubauer studied in Edinburgh, Montreal and Berlin. During his studies, he received a scholarship from the German Academic Scholarship Foundation. Since April 2019, he has been a doctoral candidate at the University of Hamburg.

Research Profile | Current Projects

During his time with the IFSH Philipp Neubauer has focused his research on the role and work of police officers as members of international missions to (re-)build state security organs in conflict-affected states. He has been especially interested in the training and preparation of police officers for their work in missions abroad. Beyond that, he is interested in broader questions of civilian crisis management and the European Union’s Common Security and Defence Policy.

Selected Publications