Hanna Schneider

Hanna Schneider

Associated PhD Researcher Migration, Diversity & Justice


Hanna Schneider is an associated PhD Researcher in the Migration, Diversity and Justice cluster and affiliated to the Department of Political Science at VUB. Her PhD project focuses on refugee resettlement and explores the agency of refugees within the resettlement process. 

Hanna obtained a MSc in Public Policy and Human Development with a specialisation in Migration Studies from Maastricht Graduate School of Governance (Netherlands) and a BA in European Studies from Maastricht University (Netherlands). During her Bachelor, she also spent a semester abroad at Universidade do Porto (Portugal).

Before joining the IES, Hanna worked as a project manager in civic education. Focusing on EU asylum policies, she was responsible for conceptualizing, organising and conducting simulations of EU negotiations for university and high school students and teachers. She has also analysed and evaluated EU policies on development cooperation and is experienced in intercultural consultation.

An overview about blogposts and other contributions can be found here and you can follow her on Twitter at @HE_Schneider.

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