Dr. Margot Schüller

Senior Research Fellow

Dr. Margot Schüller

  • Short CV

    • 2017: CO-organiser of the conferences "Asia - Transition of a World Region" and "China and Globalization - New Era, New Challenges"

    • Since 2016: Associate at the GIGA

    • 2011 - 2016: Deputy of the Director of the GIGA Institut of Asian Studies

    • 2005 - 2007: Deputy to the Director, Institute of Asian Affairs

    • 1990 - 2016: Senior Research Fellow, GIGA Institute of Asian Studies, research fields: China, domestic and foreign economies

    • Education: Master of Business Administration (MBA)/University for Applied Sciences, Bielefeld, Germany; Msc in Economics/ University of Paderborn, Germany; fields of specialisation: trade policy, development economics; University of Liaoning/PR China: language studies and field research about agricultural reform in China/ scholarship from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD); University of Paderborn/Germany: PhD in Economics (magna cum laude); Thesis: “Reform of the Agricultural Property Rights Structure in China 1979-1987”/scholarship from the Federal State North Rhine Westphalia

    Current Research

    • Comparing innovation systems and policies in China, India and Southeast Asia

    • Research Cooperation between Europe and Southeast Asia

    • Chinese Outward Foreign Direct Investments

    • High-Skilled Labour Migration: Brain Ciruculation between Asia and Europe

    • China’s Economic Transition

    Countries and Regions

    • PR China

    • SAR Hong Kong

    Dr. Margot Schüller

    Senior Research Fellow

    T. +49 40 428874-31margot.schueller@giga-hamburg.de

    Monograph | Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. | 10/2023

    Monitoring des Asiatisch-Pazifischen Forschungsraums (APRA) - Koreas Wissenschafts-, Technologie- und Innovationspolitik

    Der Bericht wurde im Auftrag des BMBF erstellt. Ziel des APRA-Performance Monitorings ist, der deutschen Wissenschaftslandschaft die notwendige Evidenzbasis zur strategischen Weiterentwicklung der Zusammenarbeit mit den Ländern des asiatisch-pazifischen Raums zu liefern.

    Henning Kroll

    Dr. Christian Schäfer

    Naomi Knüttgen

    Research Project | 01/06/2023 - 31/05/2026

    HNC³ - Hamburg Network on Compliance in Cooperation with China

    This project bundles the China expertise of universities and non-university research institutes in the Hamburg metropolitan area. Against the background of current opportunities and challenges in cooperating with China, primary goals of the project include the development of instruments for such cooperation in accordance with legal parameters, the establishment of appropriate exchange formats among the consortium members, and the implementation of relevant training programmes.
    BMBF, 2023-2026

    Research Project | 01/09/2021 - 29/02/2024

    Ensuring Safe, Transparent and Mutually Beneficial Collaboration with China at Analytical Research Infrastructures

    The joint project WIKOOP-INFRA will draw up empirically grounded guidelines that offer researchers from Germany and the EU support and guidance for scientific cooperation with their Chinese colleagues at large research infrastructures under existing framework conditions.
    BMBF, 2021-2024

    Research Project | 01/09/2021 - 29/02/2024

    Performance Monitoring Asia-Pacific Research Area, Phase II

    The Asia-Pacific research area (APRA) comprises about half of the world's population and some of its most dynamic economies. The importance of the region as producer of knowledge is reflected in its growing number of international publications and patents, as well as development of new (digital) business models. By analysing the performance of science, technology, and innovation in the APRA, the project aims at supplying an empirical-evidence base for the strategic further development of cooperation with countries in Asia-Pacific.
    BMBF, 2021-2024

    Research Project | 15/02/2018 - 30/06/2021

    Performance Monitoring Asia-Pacific Research Area, Phase I

    The Asia-Pacific region comprises about half of the world's population and is developing with great dynamism. Investments in Research & Development confirm its importance. To obtain an evidence base for the strategic further development of cooperation, the Federal Ministry for Education and Research initiated the Performance Monitoring of the Asia-Pacific Research Area. Together with the Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research (ISI) and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), the GIGA investigates the R&D landscape in the region. BMBF, 2018-2021

    Deutschlandfunk Kultur | Interview | 12/08/2022

    Debatte um Deglobalisierung – Die wirtschaftliche Entflechtung hat einen Preis

    Die Coronapandemie und der russische Angriffskrieg in der Ukraine haben die weltweiten Logistikketten massiv gestört. Krisen offenbaren die Schwächen der globalisierten Wirtschaft. Vielerorts wird über die Vorteile einer wirtschaftlichen Entflechtung nachgedacht. Diskussionsrunde zur Deglobalisierung.

    SWR2 Impulse | Interview | 24/05/2022

    Darauf muss die Forschung bei Kooperationen mit China achten

    Interview zur Forschungskooperation mit China

    GIGA Forum | 26/10/2022

    Making China Great Again? Political and Economic Implications of the 20th Chinese Communist Party Congress

    Making China Great Again? Political and Economic Implications of the 20th Chinese Communist Party Congress, Online Event Organisers: German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA) Dr. Lance Liangping Gore (Speaker), Dr. Margot Schüller (Speaker), Dr. Sebastian Biba (Speaker), Prof. Dr. Heike Holbig (Moderator)

    The 20th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is widely regarded as being set to be one of the most important political events of the year. Xi Jinping is expected to secure a third term as state president. In this GIGA Forum, experts will discuss the political and economic implications hereof.


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