Prof. Dr. Kai Wegrich

Professor of Public Administration & Public Policy


Kai Wegrich teaches Public Administration and Public Policy at the Hertie School of Governance. He is a political scientist with degrees from the Free University Berlin and Potsdam University. Prior to the Hertie School, Wegrich held positions at Humboldt University Berlin, the RAND Corporation (Berlin and Cambridge) and the London School of Economics. Kai Wegrich is European Editor of Public Administration and co-editor of the book series on ‘Executive Politics & Governance’ (with Palgrave). He is also involved in the UK Political Studies Association’s specialist group on Executive Politics and Governance and co-chair of the permanent study group on Performance in the Public Sector of the European Group of Public Administration (EGPA).

Curriculum Vitae

Kai Wegrich's curriculum vitae is available online or as a PDF for download.


An overview of Kai Wegrich's publications is available online or as a PDF for download.

Research & Expertise

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

  • Executive politics
  • Public sector reform
  • Regulation

Contact Details

Simone Dudziak
Assistant to Kai Wegrich
Phone: +49 (0)30 - 259 219 -304
Fax: +49 (0)30 259219-111
Professor of Public Administration and Public Policy