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Associate Professor, School of Politics and International Relations, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Nottingham

Dr Fulda has specialized in democratization studies, citizen diplomacy, and EU-China relations. His applied social and political science research bridges theory and practice and aims to shape European China policy.

He has published four books on current Chinese affairs. Since 2002 he has extensively published in peer-reviewed academic journals ranging from Diplomacy & Statecraft, PS: Political Science & Politics, OrganisationsEntwicklung, Journal of Church and State, Journal of Contemporary China, Journal of Current Chinese Affairs, China: An International Journal, Journal of the British Association for Chinese Studies, Critical Asian Studies, International Quarterly for Asian Studies, to ASIEN.

Dr Fulda is frequently quoted in China-related reports by global news outlets ranging from the Financial Times, Washington Post, Bloomberg, Politico, The Hill, The Diplomat, National Review, Breitbart, yahoo! news, The Globe and Mail, The Times, The Guardian, The Independent, Business Insider, Express, Daily Mail, Spiked, Radio Free Asia, Voice of America, The Korea Times, Japan Times, Euronews, Deutsche Welle, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Handelsblatt, Die Welt, Der Spiegel, Der Tagesspiegel, n-tv, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Finanz und Wirtschaft, oe24, Respons, Il Foglio, Formiche, Kurir, Weekendavisen, Reformatorisch Dagblad, El Confidencial, El Mercurio, La Razon, Público, Merdeka, Republic World, Republika, Bisnis, Báo điện tử Tổ Quốc, Một Thế Giới, Apple Daily, RFI, The News Lens, Jingji Ribao, EToday, Radio Taiwan International to 沃草.


  • 2007–present
    Senior Fellow, China Policy Institute
  • 2011–present
    Programme Manager, EU-China Civil Society Dialogue Programme (2011-14)
  • 2013–present
    Convenor, Centre for Contemporary Chinese Politics


  • 2008 
    Freie Universität Berlin, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Social and Political Science. PhD candidate from 2002 until 2007. Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Eberhard Sandschneider, Otto-Wolff-Director of the Research Institute of the German Council on Foreign Relations and Dean of the Department of Political and Social Sciences at Free University (FU) Berlin.
  • 2007 
    Max Planck Institute for the Studies of Societies, Cologne, Germany, Visiting research fellowship for the finalisation of the PhD.
  • 2002 
    School of Oriental and African Studies, London, UK, Master of Arts (M.A.), Chinese Studies, Merit.
  • 2000 
    Universität zu Köln / University of Cologne, Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) equivalent, Chinese Studies, First (1.4).
  • 1999 
    Fu Jen University, Taipei, Taiwan, Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services, A.


  • 2012
    Andreas Fulda, Yanyan Li & Qinghua Song (2012): New Strategies of Civil Society in China: a case study of the network governance approach., Journal of Contemporary China, DOI:10.1080/10670564.2012.666837
  • 2011
    Ann-Marie Murphy and Andreas Fulda (2011): Bridging the Gap: Pracademics in Foreign Policy., PS: Political Science and Politics, April 2011 (44.2), Cambridge University Press.
  • 2009
    Andreas Fulda (2009): Förderung partizipativer Entwicklung in der VR China., Monograph with the VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften, Germany.
  • 2009
    Andreas Fulda (2009): Promoting Participatory Development in the PR China. The Case of Sino-German Development Cooperation (2003-2006)., International Quarterly for Asian Studies [Internationales Asienforum], Vol. 40, Issue 1-2, May 2009, 97-118.
  • 2006
    Claudia Maennling, Arthur Zimmermann, and Andreas Fulda (2007): Partizipation auf dem Prüfstand., Organisations-Entwicklung: Zeitschrift fuer Organisationsentwicklung und Change Management, 2007(03), 35-47.
  • 2003
    Frank Umbach and Andreas Fulda (2003): Zur Zukunft der EU-China-Beziehungen im 21. Jahrhundert., ASIEN, October 2003.
  • 2002
    Andreas Martin Fulda (2002): The Politics of Factionalism in Taiwan’s Democratic Progressive Party (DPP)., International Quarterly for Asian Studies, Nr. 33, November 2002.
  • 2002
    Andreas Martin Fulda (2002), Reevaluating the Taiwanese Democracy Movement: A Comparative Analysis of Opposition Organizations Under Japanese and KMT Rule., Critical Asian Studies, September 2002 (34:3).
  • 2000
    Andreas Fulda (2000): Der Weg der taiwanischen Oppositionspartei durch die Institutionen, 1986-2000. Bundesinstitut fuer ostwissenschaftliche und internationale Studien., Bundesinstitut fuer ostwissenschaftliche und internationale Studien.

Grants and Contracts

  • 2011
    EU-China Civil Society Dialogue Programme on Participatory Public Policy. Strengthening the Role of Citizens in Public Policymaking and Implementation (2011-14)
    As China Policy Institute Senior Fellow I am coordinating the “EU-China Civil Society Dialogue on Participatory Public Policy. Strengthening the Role of Citizens in Public Policymaking and Implementation” (2010-14). This four year dialogue program involving four European and three Chinese partners is supported by the European Commission (1 Million Euro) and the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office (67794 GBP, May 2011 - April 2012).
    Funding Source:
    European Commission (2011-14) and FCO (2011-12)