President of the Humboldt-Viadrina School of Governance, Berlin
Prof. Dr. Gesine Schwan is President of the Humboldt-Viadrina School of Governance in Berlin and a member of the Social Democratic Party of Germany. The party has nominated her twice as a candidate for the federal presidential elections. She has taught and conducted research in many universities around the globe. She was Dean of the Political Science Faculty at Freie Universität Berlin and president of the Viadrina European University in Frankfurt (Oder).