DAAD New York
Sebastian Fohrbeck is the director of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) in New York. He has been working for DAAD for more than 20 years in a variety of positions in Bonn, Brussels and London; in the last years he headed the Divisions for Western Europe and North America, for Internationalisation of Higher Education and for Strategy and Cross-Sectional Programmes.
Before working for DAAD, Sebastian was Director of the International Office of Paderborn University and Assistant Professor of Sociology at Bielefeld University. He studied Sociology and Economics in Hamburg, Paris and Bielefeld and earned his Ph.D in Development Studies from Bielefeld University, Germany.