Dr. Stefan Engert

About Dr. Stefan Engert

Stefan Engert is a visiting lecturer at the University of Potsdam. After having studied Political Science, Economics and Law in Darmstadt, Mainz and at the University Aberystwyth in Wales, he earned his PhD from the University of Darmstadt in 2005. In his PhD thesis he focused on “Explaining EU Enlargement and Socialistation. Turkey and Cyprus: A Double Puzzle.”

Afterwards he joined Ludwigs-Maximilian-University in Munich as an assistant professor (W1) and the Goethe University Frankfurt/Main as a senior researcher.

Before he joined the BfR (tenure), Stefan Engert worked as a temporal professor (W3) at the University of Konstanz, primarily in the MA-program “International Administrations and Conflict Management” from 2013 to 2015.

He has taught in Darmstadt, Mannheim, Munich, Frankfurt/M., Konstanz, Berlin, Potsdam and was a visiting fellow at the University of Birmingham. Stefan Engert is a lecturer for International Relations Online at the Center for Global Politics.

1. Initiation: Why and How Shall We Study Global Politics?

2. Policy Issues: Coping with Global Risks and Uncertainties


  • Moos, T./Engert, S. (2015): Vom Umgang mit Schuld. Eine multidisziplnäre Annäherung. Normative Orders Vol. 15, Frankfurt: Campus.
  • Daase, C./Engert, S./Kolliarakis, G. (2014): Politik und Unsicherheit. Strategien in einer sich wandelnden Sicherheitskultur. Frankfurt: Campus.

Journal Articles:

  • Engert, S. (2010): A Case-study in Atonement: Adenauer’s Holocaust Apology, in: The Israeli Journal of Foreign Affairs 4:3, pp. 111-122.
  • Engert, S. (2009): International Relations at the Movies: Teaching and Learning About International Politics Through Film, in: Perspectives: The Review of International Affairs, Vol. 17, No.1, pp. 83-104.