Dr. Andreas Schädel

Project Manager, Executive and Research Assistant
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Andreas Schädel is the research assistant to our Executive Director and the project manager of our research project on „Incremental inclusivity in peace process design“. Prior to joining Berghof, Andreas worked as a postdoctoral and PhD student at the chair for international conflict research at ETH Zurich, where he studied the effectiveness of power-sharing arrangements in ethnic conflicts. Other previous employments include the disarmament section at the Swiss Mission to the United Nations in Geneva and various positions in the academic and financial sector.

Andreas holds an MA in International and Comparative Studies from ETH Zürich and received his BA in political science and economics after studying at the university of Zurich and the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Bordeaux.


  • Cederman, Lars-Erik, Simon Hug, Andreas Schädel, and Julian Wucherpfennig. 2015. “Territorial Autonomy in the Shadow of Conflict: Too Little, Too Late?” American Political Science Review 109(2): 354–70.
  • Sambanis, Nicholas, Micha Germann, and Andreas Schädel. "SDM: A New Data Set on Self-determination Movements with an Application to the Reputational Theory of Conflict." Journal of Conflict Resolution 62(3): 656–686.