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Dr. Arnd Bauerkämper
Professor of History

Department of History and Cultural Studies
Berlin School for Comparative European History

Koserstraße 20, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 545 41
Emailbaue@zedat.fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Arnd Bauerkämper

Areas of Expertise

  • Resistance against the Nazi regime
  • Organizations of the Nazi dictatorship
  • Warfare
  • Anti-Semitism
  • Policy toward Jews
  • Hitler’s personality
  • Broad internal and external policies of the “Third Reich”
  • Relationship of political institutionalization and social anchoring of Europe
  • Economic, social, and cultural interactions
  • History of the EEC, EC, and EU
  • Fascism in Europe (1918 - 1945)
  • Dealing with National Socialism
  • Fascism and collaboration in Europe after 1945
  • History of the GDR
  • Historical terrorism research
  • History of memories of the Second World War


Dr. Tanja Börzel
Jean Monnet Chair and Director of the Center for European Integration

Department of Political and Social Sciences
Otto Suhr Institute of Political Science
Center for European Integration

Ihnestr. 22, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 54830
Mobile+49 179 117 52 80
Emailboerzel@zedat.fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Tanja Börzel

Areas of Expertise

  • Treaties of Rome

  • EU enlargement

  • European environmental policy

  • Institutional structure under the Treaty of Lisbon

  • EU Presidency

  • “EU foreign affairs”



Dr. Jürgen Gerhards
Professor of Sociology

Department of Political and Social Sciences
Institute of Sociology
Macrosociology

Garystraße 55, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 576 53
Phone (Assistant)+49 30 838 576 51
Emailj.gerhards@fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Jürgen Gerhards

Areas of Expertise

  • Cultural similarities and differences between EU member states and candidate states
  • Cultural sociology
  • Public sociology


Theocharis Grigoriadis
Professor of Economics

School of Business & Economics
Institute for East European Studies
Economics

Garystraße 55, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 570 37
Phone (Home)+49 178 7700020
Emailtheocharis.grigoriadis@fu-berlin.de
HomepageTheocharis Grigoriadis

Areas of Expertise

  • Comparative economic systems
  • Economic history
  • Political economics
  • Development assistance


Dr. Steffen Hindelang, LL.M.
Professor of Law

Department of Law
Public Law

Boltzmannstr. 3, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 521 86
Emailsteffen.hindelang@fu-berlin.de

Areas of Expertise

International Business Law:

  • Investment protection
  • Arbitration
  • TTIP
  • CETA

European Law:

  • Fundamental freedoms
  • Internal market
  • Turnover of capital
  • European Parliament


Dr. Ruth Janal
Professor of Law

Department of Law
Civil Law

Van't-Hoff-Straße 8, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 565 67
Emailrjanal@zedat.fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Ruth Janal

Areas of Expertise

  • Consumer proatection law
  • Establishment of a European patent jurisdiction
  • Law of electronic commerce
  • European and International Civil Procedure Law


Nikolas Keßels

John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies
Graduate School for North American Studies

Lansstraße 5-9, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 527 03
Mobile+49 176 62820322
Emailnikolas.kessels@fu-berlin.de
HomepageNikolas Keßels

Areas of Expertise

  • US and EU relations
  • Transatlantic regulatory cooperation in the financial services sector
  • Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)
  • European debt crisis


Dr. Philipp Krämer

Department of Philosophy and Humanities
Institute of German and Dutch Languages and Literatures
Dutch Linguistics

Habelschwerdter Allee 45
Dipl.-Frankreichwissenschaftler, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 524 58
Emailphilipp.kraemer@fu-berlin.de
HomepageDr. Philipp Krämer

Areas of Expertise

  • Overseas France, Indian Ocean Islands, and the Caribbean
  • Saarland, Lorraine, and Luxembourg
  • France
  • Belgium
  • Scandinavia
  • Creole languages, languages of the Caribbean and the Indian Ocean region
  • Multilingualism and language policy
  • Dialects, minority languages, regional languages
  • Critique of language, linguistic purism, language ideology
  • Racism
  • Colonialism and postcolonial societies


Dr. Ingo Peters
Associate Professor of Political Science

Department of Political and Social Sciences
Otto Suhr Institute of Political Science
Center for Transnational Relations, Foreign and Security Policy

Ihnestr. 22, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 55530
Emailingo@zedat.fu-berlin.de
HomepageDr. Ingo Peters

Areas of Expertise

  • Transatlantic relations
  • EU / NATO / OSCE
  • German foreign policy
  • Security policy
  • EU external relations
  • Conflicts in Europe
  • Self-determination


Dr. Thomas Risse
Professor of Political Science

Department of Political and Social Sciences
Otto Suhr Institute of Political Science

Ihnestraße 22, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 555 27
Emailthomas.risse@fu-berlin.de
HomepageUniv.-Prof. Dr.Thomas Risse

Areas of Expertise

  • German foreign policy
  • Transatlantic relations
  • North Atlantic Treaty Organization and American foreign policy since the end of the Second World War
  • European integration
  • Europe and Russia
  • America and Europe
  • Current issues in European politics
  • EU Presidency
  • “EU foreign affairs”
  • International relations in light of the Geneva Convention and UN Human Rights Declaration
  • Fragile states
  • Governance export

 



Dr. Heike Schweitzer
Professor of Law

Department of Law
Institute for German and European Economic Law, Competition Law and Regulatory Law

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 723 96
Emailheike.schweitzer@fu-berlin.de
HomepageUniv.-Prof. Dr. Heike Schweitzer

Areas of Expertise

  • European competition law
  • Act against Restraints of Competition (GWB)
  • Antitrust law (USA)
  • Aid law
  • Telecommunications law
  • Digital Single Market / digital economy
  • Monetary union
  • Competition in health service
  • Competition / intellectual property
  • State and economy, public companies, remunicipalization
  • European economic law


Dr. Peter Schöttler
Professor of Modern History

Department of History and Cultural Studies
Friedrich-Meinecke-Institut (FMI)

Koserstraße 20, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 533 28
Phone (Home)+49 30 86397980
Emailpeter.schottler@t-online.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Peter Schöttler

Areas of Expertise

  • French and German-French history since 1789
  • Study of French and German history since Voltaire and Ranke, but particularly after 1918
  • Marc Bloch, Fernand Braudel, and the historical school of thought of the 'Annales'


Claudia Siegel

EU Liaison Office of Freie Universität Berlin in Brussels

Kaiserswerther Straße 16-18, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 601 81
Emailclaudia.siegel@fu-berlin.de
HomepageClaudia Siegel

Areas of Expertise

  • EU research policy
  • European research funding
  • EU Research Framework Programmes
  • Cooperation networks with European universities and research institutions


Dr. Carina Sprungk
Professor of European Integration

Department of Political and Social Sciences
Otto Suhr Institute of Political Science
European Integration

Ihnestraße 22, 14195 Berlin

Emailcarina.sprungk@fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Carina Sprungk

Areas of Expertise

  • European integration
  • Europeanization research
  • Compliance research
  • Parliamentary research
  • Governance research
  • EU environmental policy
  • German-French relations


Dr. Alexander Thiele

Department of Law
Public Law

Boltzmannstraße 3, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 544 36
Mobile+49 172 4025995
Emailalexander.thiele@fu-berlin.de
HomepagePD Dr. Alexander Thiele

Areas of Expertise

  • Constitutional law
  • European law
  • Financial law
  • Euro crisis


Dr. Jochen Töpfer

Department of Political and Social Sciences
Institute for East European Studies
Division of Sociology

Garystraße 55, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 505 95
Emailjochen.toepfer@fu-berlin.de
HomepageDr. Jochen Töpfer

Areas of Expertise

  • Social, political, and economic aspects of the processes in Eastern Europe
  • Southeastern Europe / former Yugoslavia
  • Privatization
  • Informality and neo-feudalism
  • Parties and political elites in transformation
  • Transboundary cooperation in border regions of the EU
  • Religion and society
  • Religion and politics


Dr. Sabine von Oppeln

Department of Political and Social Sciences
Otto Suhr Institute of Political Science

Ihnestraße 22, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 550 16
Phone (Home)+49 3320 3884228
Mobile+49 157 31360556
Emailoppeln@zedat.fu-berlin.de
HomepageDr. Sabine von Oppeln

Areas of Expertise

  • European Union
  • European social policy
  • German and French European policy
  • German-French relations
  • Comparative politics in France and Germany


Dr. Michael Zürn
Professor of Political Science

Department of Political and Social Sciences
Otto Suhr Institute of Political Science
c/o Social Science Research Center Berlin (WZB)

Reichpietschufer 50, 10785 Berlin

Phone (Office)25491-340 (WZB)
Emailzuern@wzb.eu
HomepageProf. Dr. Michael Zürn

Areas of Expertise

  • Global governance
  • G8/G20 Summit
  • EU treaties
  • International organizations
  • International legalization and international rule of law
  • Rising powers / BRIC and ISA
  • War and new forms of violence
  • Peace
  • Humanitarian intervention
  • Transnational social movements
  • NGOs
  • Protest / resistance
  • Ruling authority in an international system