Meik Woyke

Dr. phil.


  • 2004: PhD on the topic „Albert Schulz (1895-1974). A social democratic Biography“ at the University of Hamburg („magna cum laude“)
  • Study of Educational science, German philology and history in Hamburg
Professional Career
  • since 2019: Chairman and Executive Director of the Federal Chancellor Helmut Schmidt Foundation, Hamburg
  • 2012-2019: Head of Department „Public History“ at the Archive of Social Democracy Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Bonn
  • 2008-2019: Assistant lecturer at the Historical Institute at the University of Cologne
  • 2007-2012: Researcher at the Historical Research Center/ Archive of Social Democracy of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Bonn
  • 2005-2007: Research assistant at the Research Center for Contemporary History in Hamburg (DFG project); Lecturer at the University of Hamburg
  • 1999-2004: Research assistant at an independent historical commission set up by the Alfred Toepfer Foundation F.V.S., Hamburg