Prof. Frank Schimmelfennig


Prof. Dr. Frank Schimmelfennig

Head of European Politics Research Group
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ETH Zürich
European Politics Research Group
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8092 Zürich

Prof. Dr. Frank Schimmelfennig

Frank Schimmelfennig is Professor of European Politics and a member of the Center for Comparative and International Studies at ETH Zurich. He is also a member of the Swiss National Research Council, an Associate of the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies at the European University Institute, Chairman of the Scientific Board of Institut für Europäische Politik Berlin and a member of the Board of the Trans-European Policy Studies Association (TEPSA). His research focuses on European integration and, more specifically, integration theory, EU enlargement and Europeanization, differentiated integration, democracy promotion and democratization.

In 2021, he won an ERC Advanced Grant for a project on «Bordering Europe: Boundary Formation in European Integration» (EUROBORD).

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Frank Schimmelfennig has published in a variety of European politics, International Relations and Political Science journals. His most recent books are Ever Looser Union? Differentiated European Integration (with Thomas Winzen) and The Rise of International Parliaments (with Thomas Winzen, Tobias Lenz, Jofre Rocabert, Loriana Crasnic, Cristina Gherasimov, Jana Lipps and Densua Mumford), both published in 2020 by Oxford University Press, and Integration and Differentiation in the European Union: Theory and Policies (Palgrave 2022, with Dirk Leuffen and Berthold Rittberger).

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