Stefan Elsing

Freelancer, DW Akademie, Germany

Founder: strategieKONTOR | international development - local & regional strategies

Freelancer at Deutsche Welle / DW Akademie

Co-Founder: Madiba Academy e.G.| digital learning and co-working in international and development cooperation

Expert for different clients (i.e. EU-Commission, GIZ, Deutsche Welle/ DW Akademie) in East- and Southeast-Europe

1997 – 1999
Programme / Task Manager at the Delegation of the European Commission (EU-Delegation) to Lithuania

Journalist (FJS);
Free Journalists School (Freie Journalistenschule - FJS), Berlin, Germany.

M.Sc. Spatial Planning (Urban and Regional Planning);
Technical University of Dortmund, Federal Republic of Germany,
Faculty of Spatial Planning.


Association for Town, Regional and National Planning of Germany (SRL - Vereinigung für Stadt-, Regional- und Landesplanung e.V.);

German Journalists Association (DFJV - Deutscher Fachjournalisten-Verband AG).

German, English
Country expertise
Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Estonia, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Croatia, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova / Transnistria, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, Turkey, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Cyprus
Print, Presentation, Training, Project Management
Topic expertise
Policy, European Integration , Society, Democracy & Civil Society, Schooling & Education, Media