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Ricarda Rahn

Research Fellow + Assoc. PhD Student

Room: 2.15

Email: Ricarda.Rahn@rub.de

Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-19025


Short Profile

Ricarda joined the IEE as a research fellow in September 2022. She holds her First State Exam in Law with a focus on international law.
Her research interests are related to law and development and working conditions in developing countries. She is currently working on her PhD with the topic „Legal Framework and practical challenges: An examination of the role of NGOs in monitoring and enforcing the German Act on Corporate Due Diligence Obligations in Supply Chains“.

Research Focus

  • International Law
  • International Human Rights
  • Global Value Chains



Supervision of Master theses (MADM programme at Ruhr-University Bochum and the University of the Western Cape, South Africa):

  • Tesfaye, Hileleule (2023): Assessing the role of unauthorized legal practitioners in access to justice for the poor: A Case study of Lideta sub-city, Addis Ababa.
  • Freschi Sato, Lucas (2024): Assessing the impact of community libraries on free voluntary reading among rural teenagers and children: a case study on riverside communities in Barcelos (Amazonas, Brazil).


Institute of Development Research and Development
Ruhr University Bochum
Room 2.04
Universitaetsstr. 105
D-44789 Bochum
E-Mail: ieeoffice@rub.de
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-22418