Johann Zajaczkowski is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Bonn and a Fellow of the Zeit-Foundation. Previously, he was a Fellow of the Bosch-Foundation and worked as a lecturer and project manager at the National University of "Kyiv-Mohyla-Academy” in Ukraine. Experience as project assistant at Dimap Communications (Berlin), in the Foreign Office of the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation (Warsaw) and the German-Polish Chamber of Commerce (Warsaw). He worked as a research assistant at the Faculty of International Relations and Foreign Policy of the University of Trier. Several years of journalistic, editing and translation activity for various outlets. He holds a Magister Artium (Political Science & Public Law) from the University of Trier, Germany.