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  • 15 References 8 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, German; learning Russian
  • 28, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • Student at Free University Berlin
  • M.A. in International Relations & Eastern European Studies
  • From Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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About Me

In 2012, I graduated from university, yeah! And afterwards, I moved to Berlin to work in a technology and education startup. Today, I am finishing my M.A., which I started in 2015 in international relations with a focus on Eastern Europe.
All in all I am a very relaxed, easy going and most important open-minded person. For one year I lived in Australia (Wangaratta, Victoria) so I pretty much sucked up the no worries mentality : ) In Spring 2012 I spent a semester at UC Berkeley, which made me appreciate California's liberal spirit and most recently I spent a semester studying and researching in Kyiv, Ukraine.

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” (Mark Twain)

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I am all about cultural Diplomacy :-) and meeting locals as well as likeminded travelers.


travelling, sports, athletics, handball, good conversations, politics and paaaaarties ;-)

  • politics
  • traveling
  • surfing
  • sailing
  • bungee jumping
  • sports
  • handball
  • history
  • political science
  • science

Music, Movies, and Books

Indie Rock, Alternative, Rock, House, Dance

The Shock Doctrine by Naomi Klein
American Psycho by Bret Easton Allis

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

In my humbled opinion there are only few really amazing things I have done in my life... To name only one of them I would go with bungee jumping in NZ, which made me feel first the agony and then the value of life...

Teach, Learn, Share

If you like nerdy talks about current and international affairs, history or philosophy I am SOOOO down ;)

What I Can Share with Hosts

A strong curiosity in your culture and a passion for traveling.

Countries I’ve Lived In

Australia, Germany, Ukraine, United States

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