Frank Burgdörfer

Partner / Gesellschafter, Inhaber / Geschäftsführer, polyspektiv - Burgdörfer & Ness GbR

Berlin, Germany


Political Analysis
Conceptional Skills
Civic Education
European integration
international relations


Professional experience for Frank Burgdörfer

  • Current 9 years and 7 months, since Jun 2014

    Mitglied des Vorstandes

    Netzwerk Europäische Bewegung Deutschland (EBD)

  • Current 16 years, since Jan 2008


    Team Europe, European Commission

    TEAM EUROPE is the European Commission's panel of independent conference speakers. The members are lawyers, consultants, academics, etc. covering all fields of activity of the Union's policies and working languages. They are chosen by the Commission's Representations in the Member States.

  • Current 17 years, since Jan 2007

    Inhaber / Geschäftsführer

    polyspektiv - Burgdörfer & Ness GbR

    Wiir machen Politik anschaulich. Demokratie braucht Menschen, die informiert, bewusst und verantwortungsvoll handeln. Unsere Angebote vermitteln dafür Wissen, Haltung und Handlungskompetenz. Unsere besondere Kompetenz liegt darin, die jeweilige Materie analytisch zu durchdringen, um sie dann verständlich, spannend und zielgruppengerecht aufzubereiten. Dabei beleuchten wir Zusammenhänge von unterschiedlichen Seiten und ermöglichen den Perspektivwechsel.

  • 10 years and 5 months, May 2002 - Sep 2012


    Citizens of Europe

    Our association runs four kinds of activities: (1) OpenFora, a series of debates at different locations in Europe, (2) MyEurope, a Europe-wide short film festival, (3) Art Interventions, workshops for artists, and (4) Training for Europe, a series of training events. My role is the coordination of these activities and the development of Citizens of Europe towards a sustainable NGO.

  • 4 years and 4 months, Sep 1997 - Dec 2001

    Scientific Assistant

    Centrum für angewandte Politikforschung

    During my time at the Centre for Applied Policy Research, I first developed and implemented a system for controlling the institute's project finances and doing the financial reports to the donors. Later I developed and implemented concepts for civic education projects (about European integration, de

  • 4 years and 4 months, Sep 1997 - Dec 2001

    various functions


    For the European Students' Network AEGEE I realised several conferences, e.g. one about the Kosovo crises and the scholarship programme "Education for Democracy", enabling students from Southeast Europe to study in Germany or the Netherlands for one year.

  • 2 years and 3 months, Sep 1997 - Nov 1999



    Elected immediately after the Working Groups establishment, I lay the grounds for the IPWGs activities, developed concepts and formats in cooperation with local AEGEE groups and realised a first set of events.

  • 6 months, Feb 1998 - Jul 1998

    Office Assistent

    Albingia Versicherung

    In order to finance my studies, I worked in different functions, checked documents and took care of contacts with customers.

  • 3 months, Apr 1996 - Jun 1996


    Volvo Car Corporation

    As my master thesis project at Göteborg Universitet, I analysed the implementation of the Balanced Scorecard concept at Volvo Personvagnar's Aftersales company. I worked closely with the management controller of Aftersales and with the staff of the CFO of Volvo Car Corporation.

Educational background for Frank Burgdörfer

  • 2 years and 4 months, Oct 1997 - Jan 2000

    Political Sciences

    Hochschule für Politik München

    International Relations, European Integration

  • 1 year, Sep 1995 - Aug 1996

    Business Administration

    Handelshögskolan vid Göteborgs Universitet

    Controlling, Environmental Economics

  • 2 years and 11 months, Oct 1994 - Aug 1997


    Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen

    Organisation-Führung-Personalwesen; Geld-Kredit-Währung; Wirtschaftspolitik

  • 2 years, Oct 1992 - Sep 1994

    VWL (Economics), Politikwissenschaften (Political Sciences)

    Universität Potsdam


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  • English


  • Swedish



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