Werner Weidenfeld

Founder, Center for Applied Policy Research


Professor Werner Weidenfeld is the Director and founder of the Center for Applied Policy Research at Ludwig-Maximilian University in Munich. Previously, Mr. Weidenfeld was the coordinator for the German Federal Government for German-American cooperation. He is also Rector of Alma Mater Europaea (European Academy of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts, Salzburg, Austria). He attended the University of Bonn for his BA, where he studied political sciences, history and philosophy. In 1975, he earned his habilitation in political sciences from the Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz. Following his habilitation, he was a professor of political sciences at the University of Mainz for twenty years.