Arne Semsrott

Project Lead, Open Knowledge Foundation
Berlin, Germany

HIA Program:

Poland Poland 2014


Arne has studied Political Science at Free University Berlin and Marmara University Istanbul. He also studies psychology on the side. In addition, he works as a freelance journalist, as a tour guide for LobbyControl - an NGO that focuses on lobbyism in Germany - and for the Open Knowledge Foundation Germany on Freedom of Information. At Transparency International Germany, Arne is responsible for an online platform on the relationship between business and science called Hochschulwatch ("University Watch"). In the future, he would like to do more artsy stuff. Arne also likes to watch a lot of movies.