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25 + years of experience in the media sector


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Thorsten Koch, MA, PgDip is the founder of two ongoing ventures: Policyinstitute.net, a non-profit organization, and de-news.net, a service delivering news about Germany in English and French (see boxes below).

Through his background as a journalist, researcher, and NGO Manager, Koch can provide you with the best solutions in media and communications, open up opportunities for your charity, or solve academic questions that may arise, either for you or your organization.

For many years, Koch has engaged in human rights, and, since 2017, has been focusing on soft counter-extremism. His track record makes him a trusted expert in both areas.

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We offer solutions in communication, political affairs, and - in general - in the social sciences.


Soft counter-extremism, efforts against hate speech, political analyses, plus capacity building in the Sahel.


Periodic news articles regarding Germany's economy and as to the country's main political occurrences.


Advice on counter-extremism, expertise in media & communications as well as in the social sciences.

Trusted By A Large Network of Practitioners and Academics.


More than 1.39 million views of all Policyinstitute.net and de-news.net pages.


About 15,000 relevant posts on LinkedIn between the years 2017 and 2024.


A track record of creating IT, financial, economic, and political media content.


Two publications so far, with one on radicalization and one on language.