Prof. Dr. Henrik Enderlein

Associate Dean and Professor of Political Economy
Director, Jacques Delors Institut - Berlin

Henrik Enderlein is Associate Dean and Professor of Political Economy at the Hertie School of Governance and Director of the Jacques Delors Institut - Berlin. He holds degrees from Sciences Po in Paris and Columbia University in New York. He completed his PhD in Political Science at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies in Cologne. From 2001-2003, he worked as an economist at the European Central Bank in Frankfurt before taking up 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. During the academic year 2006-2007, Henrik Enderlein was Fulbright Distinguished Chair at Duke University’s Political Science Department and in 2012/2013 he was the Pierre Keller Visiting Professor at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs and the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. Since 2013 he has been a member of the independent board to the German fiscal council ("Stabilitätsrat"). His research focuses on economic policymaking, European monetary integration, fiscal federalism, financial markets and financial crises.

Curriculum Vitae

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Enrico Letta, former prime minister of Italy, has been appointed as President of our partner organisation, the Jacques Delors Institute in Paris. We...

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Henrik Enderlein outlines 6 questions that should serve as guidelines in the current debate on Brexit and the European project.

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The Hertie School faculty share their views on Brexit in a special edition of our newsletter.

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Brexit: Henrik Enderlein in an inverview by SWR2 (in DE).

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Henrik Enderlein comments on Britain's possible 'Remain' after a second referendum on Brexit (in DE).

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Henrik Enderlein does not expect a rapid Brexit (in DE).

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Henrik Enderlein: "Europe needs new passoniate pleas" (in DE).

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Hertie School Professors Mark Dawson, Henrik Enderlein and Anke Hassel weigh in on the Brexit decision.

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"The passionate European": Henrik Enderlein was profiled by Süddeutsche Zeitung (in DE).

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Henrik Enderlein proposed economic reforms for Germany in an op-ed.

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Research & Expertise

Professor Enderlein's key areas of research interest and expertise are:

  • International Political Economy
  • International Relations
  • Comparative Political Economy
  • European Integration

Contact Details 

Mirjam Schlechter
Personal Assistant to Henrik Enderlein
Phone: +49 (0)30 259 219 -130
Associate Dean, Professor of Political Economy and Director, Jacques Delors Institut – Berlin