Simon Raiser

planpolitik, Germany

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Simon Raiser is co-founder and director of planpolitik, an agency based in Berlin/Germany. planpolitik has specialized in the conception and realization of interactive education and training formats on political, economic and social issues, using activating and creative methods, such as simulation games, idea labs and future workshops. In addition, planpolitik provides online services for educational purposes and for conference facilitation. Since 2005, the team of planpolitik realized more than 1,500 events on various topics with roughly 50,000 participants worldwide.

Simon holds a MA in Political Science from Freie Universität Berlin. Before founding planpolitik in 2005, Simon worked as research fellow at Freie Universität Berlin and at the German Bundestag.

He is co-author of following publications: “Simulating Europe: Choosing the right learning objectives for simulation games”, in European Political Science (2015), and “Will it blend? Combining online and on-site elements in simulation games” in Simulations of decision-making in political science (forthcoming).


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