Thurid Bahr


Reichpietschufer 50
D-10785 Berlin
Former Visiting Researcher of the Completed Research Group


Thurid Bahr joined the Berlin Social Science Center & Freie Universität Research Group "Governance for Global Health" as a research fellow in April 2015. The Research Group studies the ordering effect of metagovernance norms on interorganizational relations in global health governance. Thurid Bahr's research interests include theoretical approaches to international institutions, transnational corporations as actors in global governance, access to essential medicines and the field of business and human rights.


Since 04/2015 Research Fellow (Prof. Dr. Anna Holzscheiter) Research Group "Governance for Global Health" (Berlin Social Science Center & Freie Universität) and Otto Suhr Institute at Freie Universität Berlin (Berlin, Germany)

05/2018 - 06/2018 Junior Visiting Fellow
Global Health Centre, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (Genf, CH)

03/2015 Master of Arts in International Relations
Freie Universität Berlin, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and Potsdam University (Berlin and Potsdam, Germany)

09/2014 – 02/2015 Research Fellow (Prof. Dr. Andrea Liese)
Chair for International Organizations and Public Policy, Potsdam University (Potsdam, Germany)

09/2011 – 03/2012 Research Fellow Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative
Harvard Kennedy School of Government (Cambridge, MA)

07/2009 – 01/2010 Research Intern Business & Human Rights Initiative
Global Compact Network Netherlands (The Hague, the Netherlands)

06/2009     Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts and Sciences (focus area International Relations)
University College Maastricht, Maastricht University (Maastricht, the Netherlands)

01/2007 - 06/2007 Institut d’Etudes Politiques (Sciences Po) (Toulouse, France)