Nikita Gerasimov studied Interdisciplinary Russian Studies (B.A.) at the University of Potsdam and German-Russian double degree program for International Relations (M.A.) at the Free University of Berlin, Humboldt University and University of Potsdam in cooperation with the Moscow State Institute for International Relations (MGIMO). Besides, he worked as a working student at the Center for Global Politics (CGP) and assisted Prof. Segbers at the FUBiS Summer School 2016. From September 2017, he will conduct the module ‘’Politics’’ for the Free University of Berlin at the MGIMO as part of the GSR program.