Conseiller pour les relations franco-allemandes à l'Ifri
- Allemagne contemporaine : politique intérieure, politique étrangère
- Relations franco-allemandes : problèmes de sécurité, construction européenne
- Intégration européenne : histoire de la construction européenne, politique étrangère et de sécurité commune
Diplômé de Sciences Po Paris, Hans Stark a réalisé une thèse de doctorat en sciences politiques consacrée à la politique européenne de l’Allemagne et soutenue en 2001 à la Sorbonne (Université Paris I). En 2011, il a obtenu l'habilitation à diriger des recherches de l'Université Lille 3 en études germaniques.
Hans Stark a été secrétaire général du Comité d’études des relations franco-allemandes (Cerfa) à l’Institut français des relations internationales de mars 1991 à mars 2020. Depuis mars 2020, il est conseiller pour les relations franco-allemandes à l'Ifri, où il consacre l’essentiel de ses travaux à la politique étrangère et à la politique européenne de l’Allemagne. Il enseigne parallèlement à l’Université, d’abord en tant que chargé de cours à Sciences-Po (depuis 2002), puis en tant que maître de conférences à l'Université Paris 3 Sorbonne Nouvelle (entre 2005 et 2012). En 2012, il a été nommé professeur de civilisation allemande contemporaine à Sorbonne Université.
The Aachen Treaty: The Promise of Convergence for a Divided Couple Politique étrangère, Vol. 84, No. 4, Winter 2019
The numerous commitments made in the Aachen Treaty concealed a wide range of disagreements over defense, the future of the European Union, economic policies, relations with Russia, and so on.
Germany: The Power Out of Phase in : L'Allemagne, 30 ans après - 1989-2019 / Hérodote 4/2019, No. 175
Germany has enjoyed a decade of sustained economic growth, benefiting from a very low unemployment rate and considerable trade and budgetary surpluses. This phase is now coming to an end. Some even believe that the German economic model needs to be rethought.
French Foreign Policy in the Age of Polycrisis in Sicherheit und Frieden, Security and Peace, 3/2019
Under the presidency of Emmanuel Macron, France has set itself the goal of strengthening its international presence, being more proactive and defining the European reform agenda. However, the French room for manoeuver is limited.
30 ans après la chute du Mur. Une Allemagne unifiée, une population désunie Notes du Cerfa, No. 150, Ifri, November 2019
Thirty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, celebrations have taken a disappointing turn. The electoral successes of the far-right German party AfD (Alternative for Germany (in German: Alternative für Deutschland)) in Saxony, Brandenburg and Thuringia in...
Between political crisis and European recovery attempt: German interrogations Notes du Cerfa, No.144, Ifri, September 2018
Even though the CDU-CSU led Grand Coalition was renewed following the German legislative elections of 24 September 2017, and even though Angela Merkel was re-elected chancellor a fourth consecutive term, the country has entered a period of growing political uncertainty. The formation of a new...
Angela Merkel is gaining thanks to her international standing and the weakness of her Social-Democrat opponent.
France’s current presidential campaign has created an unprecedented situation fuelled by revelations and a total absence of restraint, but it has not truly taken account of the disruptions of the last year: Brexit, the attempted coup in Turkey, the election of Donald Trump, the recapturing of...
The AfD - Alternative for Germany – founded in opposition to Angela Merkel’s policy line of supporting southern European countries, has quickly become part of the political family of "right-wing populism" in Europe, with whom it cultivates close ties.
Le monde selon Trump. Anticiper la nouvelle politique étrangère américaine Études de l'Ifri, November 2016
What will become of US foreign policy under Donald Trump? A selection of Ifri researchers has come together to offer their thoughts on this question. Our experts cover an array of topics through 14 contributions, ranging from the future Sino-American relations, through US engagement in the...
France and Germany - pictures, stereotypes, reflections and the perception of the neighbour in times of crises Nomos / Heinrich Böll Stiftung / DGAP - Schriften zur Internationalen Politik
Pictures are an integral part of the process of conveying the state and character of French-German relations. Such pictures highlight not only justified criticisms but also prejudices and clichés. The use of these pictures has intensified since 2008 because the financial and EU crises...
Germany's Ursula von der Leyen nominated to lead EU Commission.
Since the financial crisis of 2008, has the balance of power between France and Germany shifted in favor of Berlin? Does Angela Merkel alone decide on the conduct of the European Union? The answer obviously deserves to be nuanced.
On May 26, the Germans will go to the polls to elect their MEPs. An important election for Germany, where political parties have been in the process of restructuring since the last federal election.
The Netherlands and France are not the only founding member states of the European Union that see extreme right party’s on the rise. The “Alternative für Deutschland” gathers 10 percent of voting intentions in Germany – especially in the East. Some of its leaders don’t hesitate to use...
The right-wing spiral of Germany’s anti-EU Alternative für Deutschland party (AfD) has brought it shoulder to shoulder with France’s National Front (NF). The two parties see eye-to-eye on a number of issues, including Russia.
Angela Merkel loosing the elections in Germany could be one of the many electoral suprises in 2017. Surveys on voting intentions for the legislative elections in September show that her opponent Martin Schulz (social-democrat) has started overtaking her.
What political future for the German Chancellor Angela Merkel after a year characterised by the New Years incident in Cologne and the attack in Berlin?
Will Angela Merkel still be chancellor in a years' time? Hans Stark gives an overview over the German political landscape. According to him, the rise of the right wing populists and eurosceptics will continue, but won’t hinder the forming of a government coalition.
The president of the European Commission about security, investment and assistance in Africa. According to Hans Stark, Jean-Claude Juncker didn't beat around the bush and instead of going too far in self-chastisement he tried to give hope to European citizens.