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Professor Ulrich Schlie

Henry-Kissinger-Chair for Security and Strategic Studies

Tel.: +49 228/73-7639
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Römerstr. 164, 3rd Floor
D-53117 Bonn

 

Detailed curriculum vitae

Selected publications

 

 

 

 

 

 

Profile

Ulrich Schlie joined the Foreign Service in 1993 as a member of the 48th attaché course after working for the foundation Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP) in Ebenhausen/Isar for two years. He was the political director at the Federal Ministry of Defence, Berlin from 2012 to 2014 and headed the Planning Staff of the Minister of Defence from 2005 to 2012. He habilitated in February 2020 with a thesis on the strategic change in the foreign and security policy of the Federal Republic of Germany since 1949 at the Andrássy University in Budapest. In 1992 he obtained his doctorate at the University of Bonn with a thesis bearing the title “Secret talks with the opponent. The Western Powers and the Peace Issue in World War II”. He completed his studies in Medieval and Modern History, Political Science and Romance Studies in 1991 with a Magister Atrium degree from the University of Bonn.

Ulrich Schlie was, among other things, the Chair for Diplomacy II at Andrássy University Budapest, Professor of Practice at Tufts University (Medford, MA/USA), Fellow at the Weatherhead Center at Harvard University (Cambridge, MA/USA), Visiting Fellow at the Nato Defence College Rome, Visiting Scholar at the University of Cambridge/UK and Professeur associé as holder of the Alfred Grosser Chair at the Institut d'Études Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po).

 

Research focuses / expertise

Research focuses

International relations and international security, globalisation, strategy, political decision processes, German and European history

 

Expertise

International relations, international security, security strategies, intelligence agencies and national security, NATO, defense policy, globalisation, transatlantic relations, Germany, United States of America, Russia, Europe, governance, United Nations, Afghanistan war, nuclear questions

 

Research projects

 

Office Hours / University Courses

Office Hours

Ulrich Schlie's office hours are Fridays from 14:00 to 16:00 by appointment only. Please contact Yvonne Bielefeld ([Email protection active, please enable JavaScript.]) to schedule an appointment. 

 

University courses during the winter semester 2021/2022

  • Towards a common strategic culture: Franco-German defense and security cooperation (Master's Module GMIB)
  • The German External Service and the Transformation of Diplomacy (Bachelor's Module VMDE)
  • Maser Colloquium (by personal invitation)

 

University courses during the summer semester 2021

  • The Bundeswehr as an Instrument of German Security Policy (Master's module GMEP)
  • Methodological problems of contemporary history and international security policy in the digital age (Master's profile module PMIB)
  • Master colloquium (by personal invitation)

 

University courses during the winter semester 2020/2021

  • Historical and political foundations of the French-German security relations (masters module GMEP/EP)
  • The NATO Strategic Concept (masters module PMEP/EP)
  • PhD colloquium

 

 University courses during the summer semester 2020

  • Burdensharing in the transatlantic security relations (masters module GMEP/EP)
  • German Foreign Policy and the strategic shift (bachelors module VMDE)

 

External Links

Available only in German
  • Article for Cicero: "Machtwechesel: 'es soll noch besser werden.'" (31.8.2021)
  • Article for the Rotary Magazine on the social, political and media perception of the Bundeswehr: "Anders als früher" (01.04.2021)
  • Review of Jan Ross' biography of Boris Johnson for the NZZ: "Schwerlich der beste, aber vielleicht der interessanteste Staatsmann seiner Zeit" (01.03.2021)
  • Guest commentary in the NZZ: "Streit um die Führung wird in der CDU nach eigenen Gesetzen ausgetragen" (18.01.2021)
  • Article for Cicero: "Lange Schatten. Gründung des deutschen Reiches vor 150 Jahren." (18.01.2021)
 

Secretariat

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Yvonne Bielefeld, M.A.

Assistant

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Yvonne Bielefeld completed her Master's degree in French Literature and Language at the University of Amsterdam and the Université de Picardie Jules Verne in Amiens. After her additional training as a legal translator and before joining the Henry Kissinger Professorship, she worked for many years as the branch manager of an international language service provider. Yvonne Bielefeld corresponds in French, English, Dutch and German.

 

 

 

Research Fellows

Research Fellow

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Johanna Möhring joined the Henry Kissinger Chair for Security and Strategic Studies as a research fellow in October 2021. Previously, she was a researcher at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure in Paris (Interdisciplinary Center on Nuclear and Strategic Studies, CIENS ENS), a "Senior Fellow" at the Institute for Statecraft in London and a "Visiting Fellow" at the London School of Economics and Political Science. 

Johanna Möhring is pursuing her PhD on European defence cooperation at the Centre Thucydide, Paris II Panthéon-Assas (Professor Serge Sur). She holds an MA in International Relations ("Strategic Studies/ Russian and Eastern European Area Studies", SAIS, Johns Hopkins University, Washington, DC), a Diploma in Administrative Sciences (University of Konstanz), and a Diploma in Russian Language and Civilisation (Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales, Paris). At the Henry Kissenger Chair, Johanna is researching statecraft, as well as Franco-German and German British security relations. 

 

Marcel T Photo

Marcel Turlach, M.A.

Research Fellow

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Marcel Turlach studied Political Sciences and Sociology at the Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel and at the Andrássy University of Budapest. He then completed his M.A. degree in Political Science at the University of Bonn.

 

 

 


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Fenja Wiluda, M.A.

Research Fellow 

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Fenja Wiluda studied Political Sciences and Sociology at the University of Bonn and at Science Po Grenoble. She then completed her Master's degree in Political Sciences, also at the University of Bonn. Her research focuses on international relations, transatlantic relations, alliances, personalities of political leaders, and security policy issues in the Middle East.

 

 

 

 

Research Assistants

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Niklas Almasi, B.A.

Research Assistant

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Niklas Almasi is studying in the Political Science M.A. program at the University of Bonn.

 

 

 

 

 


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Philipp van Helden, B.A.

Research Assistant

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Philipp van Helden is studying in the Political Science M.A. program at the University of Bonn. He focuses on european policy and international relations. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

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Vladimir Stosic, M.A.

Research Assistant

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Vladimir Stosic studied Political Science at the University of Duisburg-Essen and completed his M.A. degree at the University of Bonn. He is currently working on his PhD with Prof. Dr. Tilman Mayer and concentrates on questions of the international order, rivaling (great) power politics, and realistic theories on International Relations.

 

 

  

 

 

 Student Assistants

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Emilia Bruder

Student Assistant

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Emilia Bruder is pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Political Sciences and Sociology with a minor in History. Her focus is on International Relations and on German and European foreign and security policy. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Robert Moore

Student Assistant

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Robert Moore is pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Political Sciences and Sociology with a double major in History at the University of Bonn.

 

 

  

 

 



 

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Penelope Wessel

Student Assistant

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Penelope Wessel is studying Political Sciences and Sociology and History at the University of Bonn. She focuses on International Relations, German and European Politics, and Modern History.

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

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Anna Lena Gansäuer

Student Assistant

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Anna Lena Gansäuer studies Political Sciences and Sociology as well as Economics at the University of Bonn. Her focus is on International Relations as well as German and European politics.

  

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