Joris Ramm currently finishes his Masters in Political Sciences at the Free University in Brussels. As a research intern, he works on his thesis, which studies the effectivity of the EU policy towards the ASEAN regional integration process. Under supervision of Dr Jonathan Holslag (VUB) and Prof Van Langenhove (UNU-CRIS), he researches the regional economic integration of Indonesia and Vietnam until the end of August 2017. To determine the effectivity of the EU financial and technical support, he analyses trade data, policies and interviews policy-makers in both Europe and Southeast Asia.
After exploring jazz drums at the conservatories of Tilburg and Rotterdam (NL), he navigated his academic studies to the field of International Relations. With Minors in American Studies (Utrecht University), Russian Language (University of Amsterdam) and International Politics & Economics (Amsterdam and Beijing University), he deepened his Bachelor in History at the Erasmus University Rotterdam.
Besides his academic studies, Joris Ramm participated successfully in MUN-simulations in Amsterdam, Cambridge and Harvard. Moreover, he worked as an intern at the Consulate-General of the Netherlands in Saint-Petersburg (RUS) and the Mexican Embassy in The Hague (NL).