Manuel Hartung is part of a network of young German and Chinese leaders from all sectors who come together to engage in intensive dialogue and to undergo further professional and intercultural training. The Zukunftsbrücke – Chinese-German Young Professional Campus takes place in alternate years in China and Germany.
Manuel J. Hartung has been serving as Head of DIE ZEIT’s CHANCEN section (education – science – career) and as editor-publisher of DIE ZEIT’s bi-monthly university magazine ZEIT CAMPUS since July 2015. A graduate of the Henri Nannen School of Journalism, Manuel started his career with DIE ZEIT in 2004 as an editor and reporter in the CHANCEN section. In 2006, he was one of the founders of ZEIT CAMPUS and was promoted editor-in-chief a year later. From 2011 to 2015 he served as managing director of TEMPUS CORPORATE, the custom publishing unit of ZEIT Publishing Group, realizing print and digital projects for clients such as cities and regions, foundations, and companies. Manuel holds a Master’s in history, law and psychology from Bonn University, and a Master’s in Public Administration from Harvard University. Additionally, he read history at New York University. He held the McCloy Academic Scholarship as well as stipends from the German National Academic Foundation and the Academic Foundation of Süddeutsche Zeitung. Manuel was Affiliate Lecturer for journalism at Göttingen University and Lecturer in Leadership Skills at St. Gallen University. Manuel published six books, most recently „Ressource Begabung – Wie kann Deutschland sein Potenzial besser nutzen?“ (Berlin University Press), which he co-edited with the neuroscientist Gerhard Roth.