Research focal points


My scientific interests and research focal points can be classified as follows:


  • Political Science in general (in context of teaching)

  • I.a. Political Extremism/Terrorism and Internal/External Security Policy (in context of teaching)
  • Modernizing States and Public Administration, Sustainability of States

  • German Federal States, Political System of Germany and other EU-Countries

  • Public Policy, Multi-level and Polycentric Governance, E-Democracy/Digital Democracy/E-Voting, Public Sector Reforms, Political Interaction, Decision-making and Political Learning

  • Comparative Policy Analysis of Structures/Institutions and embedded Constellations of corporate Actors, as well as institutional Change (Polities) and Processes (Politics)

  • Actor, Institutional and Learning Theories

  • Scientific Methodology of course (qualitative and quantitative Paradigm)


Further informations you can find here.