Dr. Ulrike Albrecht is a Consultant for Global Research Cooperation and Internationalization Strategies based in Mainz. From 2001 until 2018 she was Head of the Department for Strategic Planning and External Relations at the Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation, Bonn (Germany).
Ulrike Albrecht received her Ph.D. in History from the University of Göttingen, Germany in 1993. From 1981–1993 she was Graduate Assistant and later Assistant Professor at the Institute of Economic and Social History at University of Göttingen. From 1993–1996 she was the Director of the University’s Public relations office and in1997 became Executive Director of the “Conference of the German Academies of Science and Humanities” in Mainz. In 1997 Ulrike Albrecht was appointed Head of the Department for Strategic Planning and Research at the Heidelberg University.
Among the many advisory positions Ulrike Albrecht has held are member (and chair) of the External Advisory Group for Human Resources of the European Commission and member (and chair) of the University Council of Heidelberg University. She currently is a member of the Global Young Academy Advisory Board, a member of the Council of the University of Hannover and a member of various Advisory Boards (Heidelberg and Tübingen Universities, New Europe College, Bukarest, Global Young Academy).
She has been a member of Heidelberg University’s Academic Advisory Council since 2015.