I am a 33-year-old global citizen. My name is Johannes Langer and grew up in Salzburg, Austria. However, I have also lived in Colombia, Germany, Lithuania, Sweden, Belgium, the U.S., Kenya, and Tanzania. Since January 2019, I am again based in Vienna, Austria.
I am passionate about politics, history, peacebuilding, conflict transformation, dialogue and European integration. My regional focus is the European Union, East Africa and Colombia. I am very much pro-European to overcome nationalism and strengthen internal peace in Europe, thus I have been a member of the Young European Federalists (JEF).since 2002 and now I continue to be active with the Union of European Federalists (UEF).
Since February 2019, I am the Program Manager of the Social Inclusion of People Seeking Refuge in Europe Program of the KAICIID International Dialogue Center.
I have received Magister degrees in history as well as political science from Vienna University, Austria, while I also studied with Erasmus for one year at Uppsala University, Sweden. In addition, I have an M.A. degree from American University in Washington D.C. in International Peace and Conflict Resolution thanks to a Fulbright scholarship.