After graduating from high school , Morhard began studying business administration at the University of Cologne in 1978 , which he completed in 1982. After various Abroad and research stays in Japan and France he laid in 1987 at the University of Cologne's promotion to Dr. rer. pole. with a dissertation on Economic Security and Politics in Japan: A Factor in the Conception of Japanese Foreign and Security Policy . Jürgen Morhard is married and has two children.
In 1987 he joined the Foreign Service and, after completing his training as an attaché and completing his career test, he was employed at the diplomatic missions in Japan from 1989 to 1993, in Togo between 1996 and 1999, and in Hong Kong from 1999 to 2003 and in the meantime at headquarters of the Foreign Office . During this time he dealt in particular with economic policy and foreign trade promotion issues. In 2003 Morhard returned to the headquarters of the Foreign Office in Berlin, where he was deputy head of the department until 2006for budget and finances before he was head of the economic department at the embassy in the USA between 2006 and 2009 . From 2009 to 2012 he was responsible for the budget in the Federal Foreign Office.
In August 2012 he became ambassador to Sri Lanka and thus successor to Jens Plötner . In this function he is also accredited as ambassador to the Maldives. Since 2016 Morhard has been the acting Consul General in Mumbai , India  .
- Economic security and politics in Japan: a factor in the conception of Japanese foreign and security policy , also dissertation 1987. University of Cologne, Hamburg 1989. ISBN 3-88910-063-5
- Curriculum vitae on the homepage of the Embassy in Colombo (page accessed on March 8, 2016)
- Foreign Office: Federal Foreign Office - Dr. Jürgen Morhard, Consul General . ( diplo.de [accessed December 2, 2018]).
|ALTERNATIVNAMEN||Morhard, Jürgen MH|
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||German diplomat|
|DATE OF BIRTH||1. August 1956|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Pirmasens|