Press release
25.08.06

Henrik Enderlein awarded "Fulbright Distinguished Professorship for Contemporary German and European Studies"

Henrik Enderlein form the Hertie School of Governance has been awarded the “Fulbright Distinguished Professorship for Contemporary German and European Studies” and will thus spend the academic year 2006-2007 at the Political Science Department of Duke University. 

Professor Henrik Enderlein form the Hertie School of Governance has been awarded the “Fulbright Distinguished Professorship for Contemporary German and European Studies” and will thus spend the academic year 2006-2007 at the Political Science Department of Duke University. The award granted by the Fulbright Commission is addressed at academics in Germany and the US to foster the exchange of high level scientists.

“We are proud that the Fulbright Commission chose one of our faculty members this year. This shows the academic excellence of the Hertie School of Governance”, said Michael Zürn, Dean of the Hertie School. Enderlein himself was also honoured by the award: “This is a milestone in my academic career. I am looking forward to playing an active part in the knowledge transfer between the Hertie School of Governance and Duke University and thus between Germany and the US.”

Since the fall of 2005, Henrik Enderlein has been teaching Economics and Political Economy at the Hertie School of Governance. He holds degrees in Economics and Political Science from Sciences-Po, Paris and Columbia University, New York. He carried out his dissertation research at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies in Cologne and obtained his PhD from the University of Bremen. From 2001-2003, he worked as an economist in the Directorate International and European Relations of the European Central Bank (ECB) in Frankfurt am Main. He then was awarded a Junior Professorship in Economics at the Freie Universität Berlin. In 2003, Henrik Enderlein was awarded the Max Planck Society's Otto-Hahn Medal for outstanding achievements by young scientists.