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Ulrike Franke

Policy Fellow

European Council on Foreign Relations



Artificial Intelligence International Policy Military National Security Research

Ulrike Franke is a Policy Fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR). She is part of ECFR’s ‘New European Security Initiative’, working on German and European security and defence, the future of warfare, and the impact of new technologies, such as drones and artificial intelligence on conflict. She has published widely on these and other topics, among others in Die ZEIT, FAZ, RUSI Whitehall Papers, Comparative Strategy, War on the Rocks, Zeitschrift für Außen- und Sicherheitspolitik, and regularly appears as commentator in the media. Ulrike joined ECFR in 2015 as Research Assistant to the Director, working part time while finishing her PhD in International Relations at the University of Oxford. She holds a BA from Sciences Po Paris and a double summa cum laude MA degree from Sciences Po Paris (Affaires internationales/Sécurité internationale) and the University of St. Gallen (International Affairs and Governance).

Keywords: Drones, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Robots