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Hanns Maull

Hanns Maull

Adjunct Professor


Hanns Maull is Adjunct Professor at SAIS Europe, and Senior Distinguished Fellow, Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik and Senior Policy Fellow for China’s Global Role, Mercator Institute of China Studies (MERICS), Berlin. Professor and Chair of Foreign Policy and International Relations, University of Trier (until March 2013); Former Chairman, Scientific Advisory Board, Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik, Berlin; Former Deputy Chairman, Scientific Advisory Board of the German Council of Foreign Relations; Senior fellow at the Transatlantic Academy, Washington, DC (2010-2011). Prof. Maull is one of Germany's leading academic foreign policy analysts, working on both German foreign policy and international relations in Asia-Pacific.

Publications: "How Britain and France Could Reform the UN Security Council," with D. Deudney, in Survival (2011); "Global Shift. The Challenges of Energy Interdependence and Climate Change," in Transatlantic Academy Paper Series (2011); "Von Altlasten und Neuanfängen; Internationale Politik," in Deutsche Gesellschaft für Auswärtige Politik (September/Oktober 2011); "Global Shift. How the West Should Respond to the Rise of China," in Transatlantic Academy Paper Series (2011); "Europes Vetos Power," in Transatlantic Academy Paper Series (2011); "A Small Power?" in Survival (2011); "Dove va la Germania?" in Il Mulino (2011); "World Politics in Turbulence," in Internationale Politik und Gesellschaft Online (2011); "Libya: A Zombie State," in Transatlantic Academy Paper Series (2011); "Political Turmoil in the Middle East: There are Lessons for Europe," in Transatlantic Academy Paper Series (2011); "China and Europe: The futile quest for a strategic partnership," in Transatlantic Academy Paper Series (2011); "The Euro is here to stay," in Transatlantic Academy Paper Series (2011).




  • Asia
  • China
  • East Asia
  • Europe
  • Germany
  • South Asia
  • Southeast Asia


  • European Union Foreign Policy
  • Strategic and Security Issues


  • German

In the News

Dire straits: Taiwan’s fragile status quo.

Hanns Maull wrote in The Diplomat, 07/03

U.S.-China Cold War creates fresh need for 'peaceful coexistence'.

Hanns Maull wrote in Nikkei Asian Review, 10/4

What is multilateralism in European terms?

Hanns Maull wrote in Modern Diplomacy, 5/31