Nicolas Malz

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Gebäude Vilnius 1
VIL 113
Auf dem Campus 1b
Post code / City
24943 Flensburg

Additional information

Postal address:

Europa-Universität Flensburg
Energie- und Umweltmanagement
z.H. Nicolas Malz
Auf dem Campus 1
24943 Flensburg

Curriculum vitae

Nicolas Malz has been working as a research assistant at the Institute of Energy and Environmental Management at the European University of Flensburg since April 2022. Prior to joining the team at EUF, Nicolas worked as a research assistant at the Berlin Institute of Technology's Workgroup for Infrastructure Policy (WIP) from 2020 to 2021. 

Before graduating in 2021, he was a student of public policy and business administration & economics at the University of Passau. He is currently pursuing a second undergraduate degree in computer science at the LMU Munich.

As a research assistant, Nicolas supports on a wide range of research topics related to the governance of extractive industries, specific countries’ climate and energy policy, and their transnational implications. The geographic focus of his research lies on the People's Republic of China, Colombia, and Sub-Saharan Africa.


  • Corral Montoya, F., Telias, M. and Malz, Nicolas (2022). Unveiling the political economy of fossil fuel extractivism in Colombia: Tracing the processes of phase-in, entrenchment, and lock-in. Energy Research & Social Science, 88, pp. 102377. Available at:
  • Vargas Guevara, O. S., Corral Montoya, F. A., …, Malz, Nicolas (2022). Impulsos desde abajo para las transiciones energéticas justas: género, territorio y soberanía. Fundación Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FESCOL) & Universidad del Magdalena. Available at:
  • Corral Montoya, F., Santamaria, R., …, Malz, Nicolas (2021).  Hechos y Realidades de la Minería de Carbón a Gran Escala en Cesar y Guajira (Colombia). Joint Report by TU Berlin & Universidad del Magdalena. Available at: