Sebastian Haug

Researcher, German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
Photo: Dr. Sebastian Haug is a Political Scientist and Geographer Researcher in the Research Programme “Inter- and Transnational Cooperation” at the German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)


Sebastian Haug is Post-Doctoral Researcher at the German Development Institute (DIE) in Bonn and Ernst Mach Fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences (IWM) in Vienna.

Sebastian’s research focuses on the United Nations, international cooperation for sustainable development and global power shifts, with a focus on Mexico and Turkey and a comparative interest in Brazil, China and India. After working with the UN Development Programme in Beijing and Mexico City, Sebastian now regularly collaborates with government ministries and international organisations, including the UN Office for South-South Cooperation. He has held visiting positions at the Istanbul Policy Center, the College of Mexico and New York University and has lectured at the Universities of Cambridge and Vienna. He holds a Master’s from the University of Oxford and a PhD from the University of Cambridge.

Sebastian Haug is the lead editor of “The ‘Global South’ in the study of world politics” and has published on minilateralism, international development and meta categories in Global Governance, Third World Quarterly and Rising Powers Quarterly. He is also the co-author of different UN publications, including the 2015 report Towards a global partnership for development: the United Nations and Mexico’s South-South cooperation.