Thomas S. Eder

Thomas S. Eder

Research Associate

Thomas Eder’s research focuses on Eurasian geopolitics, EU-China relations and transnational security, and the international legal order. Prior to joining MERICS, he analyzed Sino-Russian relations and Chinese energy security, as well as China’s relations with international courts and tribunals. While he studied for his PhD in international law, he worked as a Research Associate at the Universities of Vienna and Hong Kong and a guest scholar at New York University. He also gained professional experience as a Junior Officer at the Austrian Foreign Ministry.




The  Mercator Institute for China Studies (MERICS)is a Stiftung Mercatorinitiative. Established in 2013, MERICS is a Berlin-based institute for contemporary and practical research into China.