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:

  • MGG Academy
  • Lecturer at the University of Cologne
  • Lecturer at the Centre international de formation européenne (CIFE)


since 1/2018 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
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