Michael Hörig is the Director of the DAAD Brussels Office and responsible for representing DAAD towards the institutions of the European Union, European partner organisations and German representations in Brussels.
Previously he held different positions at DAAD including Head of Division Strategic Planning, Head of Section ‘Development Cooperation: Partnership Programmes, Alumni Projects and Higher Education Management’ and Head of Section ‘West and Central Africa and the Centres of African Excellence.’ Michael enjoys contributing actively to EU funded projects. Within the project ‘European Union Support to Higher Education in the ASEAN Region’ (SHARE), he is active as an expert on Qualifications Frameworks.
Before joining DAAD in 2011, Michael Hörig worked as a programme manager at the European University Association (EUA) in Brussels, Belgium. Michael graduated in 2003 from Ghent University, where he studied political science and international relations. He spent one year as an exchange student in Sweden at Stockholm University (Erasmus).