Nis Grünberg’s research focuses on state-craft, ideology, and state-party integration under Xi Jinping. He is also an expert on the Chinese energy sector and state-owned enterprise reform.
Before joining MERICS, Grünberg was a postdoctoral fellow at Copenhagen Business School (CBS) and the Sino-Danish Center, Beijing. He holds a PhD from CBS and BA and MA degrees in China Studies from Copenhagen University. He has also studied at Shanghai International Studies University, National University of Singapore, and Freie Universität Berlin.