Bertram Lang is a researcher in Political Science and China Studies at Goethe University Frankfurt. His current research focuses on Chinese philanthropy and civil society as well as the politics of corruption and anti-corruption. He is a former research associate at MERICS, where he gained experience in political consulting on German and European China policy.
Lang studied Political Science and Chinese Studies in Freiburg (Germany), Nanjing (China), and Aix-en-Provence (France). He also holds a Master’s degree in EU International Relations from the College of Europe in Bruges. His professional career included stints at the Robert Bosch Stiftung in Stuttgart, the European Parliament in Brussels, and the Delegation of the European Union in Beijing.