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Prof. Dr. Welf Werner
Prof. Dr.
Professor of International Economics
Business & Economics

Campus Ring 1
Res. IV
28759 Bremen

+49 421 200-3303
w.werner [at]
Research IV, Room 60 a/b
Office Hours: 
Thursdays 17:00-18:00
Research Interests: 
International Trade, EU- and U.S.-Economic Policies, Financial Market Globalization, International Organizations, Economic History
  • International Trade in Services, Multilateral Trade Policy on Financial Services, Monetary Regime Change in the 20th Century, Global Catastrophes and International Reinsurance Markets
  • Globalization and the Welfare State
  • Atlantic Economic History of the 19th and 20th Centuries
University Education: 
Venia Legendi in Economics and Economic Policy; Ph.D. and Diplom from the Economics Department of the Freie Universität Berlin. 
Fellowships and Awards: 
Harvard University, George Washington University, Indiana University, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, VolkswagenStiftung, German Academic Exchange Service, German Marshall Fund of the United States, City of Berlin, Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes, Bundesverband Deutscher Banken, Bremer Landesbank, Stiftungsfonds Deutsche Bank.
Research and Teaching Positions: 
Lecturer and Assistant Professor at the John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies and the Economics Department of the Freie Universität Berlin. Research Fellow at the School of Advanced International Studies (Johns Hopkins University), the Elliott School of International Affairs (George Washington University), and, as John F. Kennedy Memorial Fellow, at the Center for European Studies (Harvard University).
Other Professional Activities: 
School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Jacobs University: Representative for Economics and Management (2010-); Coordinator of the BA Economics and Management (2009-); Coordinator of the MA International Political Economy (2007-2008); Coordinator for the BA Integrated Social Sciences (2006-2007) and the MA Comparative Politics and Sociology (2006-2007); Member of Search Committees (2004-): Social Science Methods, Energy Economics, Management (Chair), Behavioral Economics, Political Economy (Chair), Business Administration (Chair), Social Entrepreneurship (Chair), Management (Chair), Development Economics (Chair), Organization (Chair); Principal Investigator: Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences (2007-2011); Consultant to the Ministry of Industry and Trade, Amman, Jordan (2007); Consultant to the Federal Ministry of Economics and Labour, Berlin, Germany (2005-2006).