Daniela Heimberger is Head of Unit “International Co-operation and Public Relations” at ZEW. She is in charge of international and European research co-operation as well as of ZEW’s public events in Mannheim, Brussels and other locations. Before joining ZEW, she worked at the European Commission in Brussels. In the Directorate-General for Research and Innovation, she coordinated legislative processes between the Commission, the Council of Ministers, and the European Parliament. Furthermore, she was involved in the Impact Assessment report for the 7th Framework Programme for Research.
Daniela Heimberger studied Political Science, History and French in Heidelberg, Lyon and Freiburg. She completed her PhD in Political Science with distinction (“summa cum laude”) on the French political system and electoral studies in 2001. During her studies, she worked as a research assistant with Prof. Jäger at the University of Freiburg. In addition, she lectured on European integration for the University of Freiburg exchange programme with American universities.
Monographs, Contributions to Edited Volumes
Heimberger, Daniela (2006), A New Deal for an Effective European Research Policy - The Design and Impacts of the 7th Framework Programme, Springer, Dordrecht, Niederlande.
Heimberger, Daniela (2001), Der Front National im Elsaß. Eine regionale Wahlanalyse, Westdeutscher Verlag, Wiesbaden.