Tilman Brück joined the Berlin Graduate School of Social Sciences (BGSS) at the end of 2012. The BGSS serves as the platform for international graduate training at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin's Department of Social Sciences. The graduate school's mission is to train and promote doctoral researchers from Germany and abroad/the world for both scientific and professional careers. Tilman Brück will contribute his expertise in the empirical analysis of violent conflict to the excellent research undertaken at the BGSS. He will continue his work at the Agricultural Sciences Faculty of Humboldt-Universität and at DIW Berlin.