Dr. Wulf Reiners

Function: Head of Managing Global Governance (MGG) Programme

Specialization: Political Science

Work areas:

  • Global Governance
  • Rising powers
  • External action and institutions of the EU
  • Digitalisation

Responsibilities in education and training:


since 1/2018 German Institute of Development and Sustainability (IDOS)
(until 6/2022 German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE))
Head of Managing Global Governance (MGG) Programme
since 1/2020 Promoting Research on Digitalisation in Emerging Powers and Europe towards Sustainable Development (PRODIGEES)
Academic Coordinator
2/2023–4/2023 Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV), Rio de Janeiro
Marie Curie Visiting Researcher
4/2022 – 5/2022 Instituto de Investigaciones Dr. José María Luis Mora, Mexiko-City
Marie Curie Visiting Researcher
9/2016 – 12/2017 Turkish German University– Inside the Turkey-EU Relations (INSITER)
Academic Coordinator
9/2015 – 8/2017 Turkish German University
Assistant Professor & DAAD Lecturer
3/2013 – 6/2013 University of Pittsburgh
Marie Curie Visiting Researcher
10/2010 – 12/2013 University of Cologne - Marie Curie ITN on EU External Action (EXACT)
Programme and Financial Director
2/2007 – 8/2015 University of Cologne
Research Associate

Member of

  • European Union Studies Association (EUSA)
  • Cologne Monnet Association for EU-Studies (COMOS)
  • Centre for Turkey- and EU-Studies (CETEUS) of the University of Cologne

Refereed Publications

Non-refereed Publications

Opinion Pieces