Joachim Nettelbeck

Member of the Strategic Committee of IAS-Nantes



Joachim Nettelbeck was born in Mannheim in 1944. He studied Jurisprudence and Sociology in Freiburg im Breisgau and Berlin. From 1971 to 1978, he was Administrative Director of the Berlin Professional School of Economics. During a research residency in France, he earned his doctorate in 1978/79 with a dissertation titled “Zur Berufung von Hochschullehrern in der Bundesrepublik und in Frankreich” (The appointment of instructors of higher education in the Federal Republic of Germany and in France). From 1979 to 1981, Mr Nettelbeck was Executive Board Assistant of the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD – German academic exchange service) in Bonn. From its beginning in 1981 till 2012 he was the secretary of the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin. He is Fellow at IAS-Nantes for the academic year 2013-2014.

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