Herbert Wulf was Director of the Bonn International Center for Conversion (BICC) from its foundation in 1994 until 2001. He is presently a Senior Fellow at BICC and an Adjunct Senior Researcher at the Institute for Development and Peace, University of Duisburg/Essen where he was previously a Deputy Director and where he was a Senior Expert Fellow in 2012/2013 at the Käte Hamburger Kolleg (Centre for Global Cooperation Research).
He was a visiting scholar at the Australian Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies at Queensland University, Brisbane, Australia in 2007 and 2010; this centre is succeeded now by PaCSIA - Peace and Conflict Studies Institute Australia. He is a Research Affiliate at the National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Otago, New Zealand. Herbert Wulf has served as a consultant to various international organizations, among them the Parliament and the Commission of the European Union as well as to the United Nations Department for Disarmament Affairs, the Human Development Report of UNDP. He served as consultant to the United Nations Development Programme in Pyongyang, Democratic Peoples’ Republic of Korea on capacity building in disarmament in 1991 and between 2002 and 2007. He is presently co-chair of a Reflection Group on the 'Monopoly of the Use of Force 2,0', organised by the Friedrich Ebert Foundation, Berlin.