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Teaching and knowledge transfer

Knowledge transfer
Civic education


Transfer of democracy discourses to society. Normative, empirical, and practical aspects

Upcoming 2019

Workshop in the framework of the Doctoral Program Democracy Studies of the University of Zurich, focusing on fundamental questions of democracy and the transfer of respective research discourse to society.

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Circus Rebels for Peace


Workshop for trainers, artists and mediators of the project Circus Rebels for Peace.

Team building, conflict sensitivity, participative program planning.

Project initiated by Upsala Circus and hosted by Kloster Posa in Zeitz, Germany.

Art initiatives in conflict-affected contexts


Workshop on art in fragile and conflict-affected contexts for the international students of Rondine Citadella della Pace in Arezzo, Italy.

“Creative Peacebuilding Seminar”


Presentation of my project experience with artasfoundation and discussion with young artists, participants of the creative peacebuilding program organised by Dekabristen e.V.

Presentations and workshops on Swiss-EU relations

Since 2013

Knowledge transfer from academic research to non-academic audience.


For current events see news.

Civic education program "Building blocks of democracy"

2016 - present

Joint project with Dr. Rebecca Welge

"Building blocks" workshops have been conducted at the European Youth Conference in Ernsthofen (Germany) in 2016 and 2018; in the framework of the Doctoral Program "Democracy Studies" at the University of Zurich in 2017 and in various schools (high schools and vocational education schools) in Switzerland in 2018.

See news for upcoming projects and workshops.

Simulation game “Politik.Macht.Gesetz”

2014 - 2015

Workshop leader in various schools in Switzerland

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Academic teaching


Two two-day workshops on participation rights


Doctoral Program "Democracy Studies" of the Department of Political Science, University of Zurich

Website of the Doctoral Program

Lecture on comparative regional integration (BA, MA)

Seminar on differentiated European integration (BA, MA)

2015 - 2016

Political Science institute, University of Lucerne

Seminar “Switzerland and Europe” (MA)


Institute for European Global Studies, University of Basel

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