Head of Department in the
Dr. Gritje Hartmann has been the Head of Communications at DIW Berlin since 2016. Between 2009 and 2016, she held various positions at Stiftung Mercator, most recently as Deputy Director of Communications. From 2010-2011 and 2013-2014, Dr. Hartmann served as Director of Communications and a member of the Executive Team while her colleague was on maternity leave. Prior to this, she worked at the German Historical Institute in Rome and the Jan Thorbecke publishing house. Dr. Hartmann has a PhD in History from the University of Freiburg, where she also studied German and Italian. She has also studied in Florence, Pavia, and Jerusalem.