Minster for Federal Affairs, Europe and the Media of North Rhine-Westphalia


Hartmut IhneProf. Dr Hartmut Ihne has been President of Bonn-Rhine-Sieg University since November 2008. The main focus of his research and scientific consulting activities lies in the fields of global governance, international cooperative development work, economic cooperation with developing countries, religion and globalization, IT and communication technology in the context of developing countries and ethical questions. Hartmut Ihne studied amongst other subjects Philosophy, Political Science, German Studies and Electrical Engineering at the universities of Bonn, Bern, Neuchâtel, Oxford and Siegen. After engagements as Head of Office and Expert for International Relations for the Chairman of the Committee for Economic Cooperation of the German Bundestag (1987-1994) and as Project Manager at the University of Bern (1994-1996), he was appointed Managing Director of the Centres for Development Research (ZEF) and European Integration Research (ZEI) at the University of Bonn from 1996 until 2005, as well as Director of ZEFConsult until 2008.

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