Nabil Alsabah

Nabil Alsabah

Research Associate

Nabil Alsabah’s research focuses on China’s internet governance and cybersecurity and the Chinese military (PLA reform and the PLA’s external activities). He holds a master’s degree in computer science from Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences as well as a PhD in psychology with a special focus on modern Chinese politics. As a computer scientist, he conducted research at the University of Würzburg’s Chair of Artificial Intelligence. Later, he spent four years doing PhD research at Peking University, National University of Taiwan, National University of Singapore and Stanford University. He has also been engaged in voluntary work for the German Atlantic Association as well as the Clausewitz Association. 




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.