Ambassador Dr. Jakob Haselhuber


Curriculum Vitae of Mr. Jakob Haselhuber, PhD

Born March 19, 1960 in Landshut (Bavaria), Germany, married, father of 4 children

Aug 2021

Ambassador, German Embassy, Monrovia ( Liberia)

2019 -2021

Ambassador, German Embassy, N'Djamena (Chad)


German Foreign Office, preparation for posting in Chad

2016 -2019

Counsellor, Politics and Science, German Embassy, Mexico

2013 - 2016

Deputy Ambassador, German Embassy, Ljubljana (Slovenia)

2010 - 2013

Deputy Ambassador, German Embassy, Havanna (Cuba)

2007 - 2010

Deputy Head of Division, Prevention of fight against terrorism, narcotics and organised crime, MFA, Berlin

2006 - 2007

Head of Unit, European Correspondant's Office, MFA, Berlin

2004 - 2006

Political Adviser to the Commander, NATO Operational Headquarters, Brunssum (Netherlands, on secondment)

2001 - 2004

Deputy Ambassador, German Embassy, La Paz (Bolivia)

1998 2001

Political Officer, latin & Central American Dep., MFA

1996 - 1998

Adviser to the OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities, Den Haag (on secondment)

1994 - 1996

Political Officer, German Mission to the OSCE (Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe), Vienna

1993 -1994

Political Officer, Human Rights Desk, UN Department, MFA

1991 - 1993

Trainee at German MFA, inter alia in the Political Department (EU Desk) and at the UN Human Rights Commission, Geneva

1989 -1991

Free-Lance Editor for Publishing houses in Germany

During studies:

Translator and Interpreter (Italian and French into German)


April 2012

University of Duisburg - Essen (Germany): PhD on Politics of Plurilingualism in the European Union; magna cum laude University of Zurich (Switzerland): Master's Degree in French, Italian and International Law; with distinction
German, English, French, Italian and Spanish (fluent in writing and speaking)
Lectures and scientific articles on conflict prevention, political Systems, negotiations and on linguistic topics
Swimming, bicycle; chess; arts; reading; theatre; Music; cooking; traveling
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