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Political analysis and research

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Current position

Research associate at Liechtenstein institute

Since 2018

Research on external differentiated integration in the context of the European Union, involved in the project



ETH Zurich, PhD

2010 - 2014

Doctoral thesis on Switzerland’s Differentiated European integration

University of Bern, MA in political science

2003 - 2008

Minor in pedagogy and economics

Master thesis on the 2007 Duma elections in the Russian Federation




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




Switzerland’s differentiated European integration. The last Gallic village?


Hampshire and New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Switzerland’s regulatory European integration: between tacit consensus and noisy dissensus.


Swiss Political Science Review 21(4): 508–37.

Europeanization of Swiss Law-Making: Empirics and Rhetoric are Drifting Apart.


Swiss Political Science Review 20(2): 208-15.

Wie stark ist das “Einige Russland”? Zur Parteibindung der Eliten und zum Wahlerfolg der Machtpartei im Dezember 2007.


Stuttgart: ibidem-Verlag.

Nachkriegsentwicklung in Südossetien und Abchasien. Internationale Isolation und Abhängigkeit von Russland.


SWP-Aktuell 28, with Dr. Uwe Halbach.

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