About the professorship

Theocharis Grigoriadis heads the department of economics at the Institute for East European Studies. The chair’s focus is on the economic systems of Russia, Eastern Europe and Central Asia, while developing comparative research questions with the Eastern Mediterranean, Middle East and North Africa. Teaching interests include political economy, transition economics, energy economics and policy, comparative economics and economic history.


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Prof. Theocharis Grigoriadis, C.Sc. Ph.D.

Assistant professor
Dean of studies at the Institute for East European Studies

+49 30 838 57037

CV | Research

Garystr. 55 14195 Berlin, Room 101a

Office hours: Mo 14–16;

The office hours will be postponed from Monday, 27th to Tuesday 28th of January from 2:00pm to 4:00pm.

Maria Polugodina

Research assistant / Doctoral student
Program coordinator for ISAP St. Petersburg

+49 30 838 72979


Garystr. 55 14195 Berlin, Room 104a

Office hours: by appointment

Julia Zimmermann

Research assistant / Doctoral student
Program coordinator for Erasmus+ (OEI) & ISAP Belgrad

+49 30 838 61121


Garystr. 55 14195 Berlin, Room 104

Office hours: by appointment

Izabela Specht-Schöbel

Administrative assistant

+49 30 838 54008
+49 30 838 4 50925 (Fax)

Garystr. 55 14195 Berlin, Raum 102

Office hours: Tu 9:30–11:30 or upon prior registration per email

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