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, Paris, and Columbia University, New York. He prepared 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 Free University 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 of Harvard University. Since 2013 he is member of the independent board to the German fiscal council (“Stabilitätsrat”). His research is on economic policy-making, European monetary integration, fiscal federalism, financial markets and financial crises.

Curriculum Vitae

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

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Henrik Enderlein was interviewed on the state of the Eurocrisis and the future of European integration (in DE).

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Henrik Enderlein discussed how the ECB is being viewed in Germany and which steps are necessary to overcome the Euro crisis.

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He is a critical thinker, proposing alternatives when others see none (in German).

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Henrik Enderlein explains why the euro in its original form has failed and why it is a mistake to put off the work it will take to restore it.

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Henrik Enderlein commented on Marcel Fratzscher's new book "Verteilungskampf" on economic inequalities in Germany.

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Henrik Enderlein defended the Euro and open EU-internal borders against criticism by right-wing populists.

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Henrik Enderlein and ten other intellectuals and politicians have called to overcome national egoisms and proposed a truly European compromise...

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Henrik Enderlein argues in favour of a European asylum system (in German).

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Henrik Enderlein will lead a group with Jörg Asmussen, Enrico Letta and Pascal Lamy to develop proposals to reform the Eurozone (in German).

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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 

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