Elisabeth Winter

Programme Director Global Markets and Social Justice


  • CV
  • Research interests
  • Elisabeth Winter was born in 1988 and studied international socioeconomics at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg. She also studied North American studies, focusing on politics and economics, at Freie Universität Berlin and Indiana University. She is a PhD candidate at the Freie Universität Berlin and hold visiting research positions at Princeton and and Georgetown universities. Since 2016, Elisabeth Winter has held teaching positions at Freie Universität Berlin. In 2019, she was a transatlantic research fellow at the Europa-Kolleg Hamburg; she was a programme assistant at the Berlin office of the German Marshall Fund of the United States from 2019-2021. She was a Young DGAP (German Council on Foreign Relations) fellow at the DGAP’s geoeconomic programme from 2020 to 2022 and a member of the Spinelli Forum from the DGAP and ISPI in 2021. Winter has held the position of Programme Director Global Markets and Social Justice at the Bundeskanzler-Helmut-Schmidt-Stiftung since 2021.

    • Foreign trade policy and geoeconomics
    • Global order and transatlantic relations
    • Social inequality and inclusive growth