Ulrike Guérot serves as Professor at Danube-University Krems where she heads the Department for European Politics and the Study of Democracy (DED). She also founded the European Democracy Lab (EuDemLab) in Berlin, a think tank dedicated to the future of European democracy.
Besides working and teaching at universities in Europe and the United States, Guérot has worked at and directed several European research institutes and think tanks. In 2014, her first book Why Europe Must Become a Republic hit best-selling marks in Germany and beyond. Her work has been widely published and translated throughout Europe.