Fields of activities:
» Political science
» Other social sciences
Brief description of your activity focus
EU institutions, multilevel governance
Details about Expertise / Competences / Technologies
The main field of research covers politics of European integration in general with special focus on decision-making processes in the EU, the role of European Commission in EU agenda setting, civil society involvement in EU intra-institutional cooperation, policy convergence/divergence at the national level taking place at the implementation stage of EU political process. Fields of expertise include EU transport, energy, social and regional policies. Special attention is also paid to actual developments in EU financial regulation.
The current projects are dedicated to elaborating and testing new theoretical concept of political space implying a commonality of rules, principles and values, which members of a certain community follow in their political behavior. In that way the European Union is taken as a more detailed example to test the importance of policy networks in present-day transnational governance.