The international consortium is led by Thomas Diez at the University of Tübingen.
International research partners are:
- Nathalie Tocci, Italian Institute of International Affairs (IAI), Rome (IT)
- Kai Lehmann, University of São Paulo (BR)
- Lorenzo Fioramonti, University of Pretoria, Department of Political Sciences and Research Unit for Euro-African Studies (SA)
- Marco Pinfari, The American University in Cairo (AUC), Department of Political Science (EG)
- Moosung Lee, Myongji University, School of Sciences, Department of Political Science and Diplomacy (SK)