Bernt Berger joined the DGAP as a senior fellow in July 2017. He is responsible for the institute’s Asia research program.
Berger worked previously at the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) where he headed the Stockholm Office of the China and Global Security program as senior researcher. Prior to that he served as head of the Asia program at the Institute for Security and Development Policy (ISDP) in Stockholm and held research positions at the Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP) in Berlin and at the Institute for Peace Research an Security Policy (IFSH) in Hamburg.
His work experience in Asia includes positions as a guest researcher at the Shanghai Institutes for International Studies (SIIS) and a guest professorship at the School of Advanced International and Area Studies at the East China Normal University (ECNU).