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PhD Candidates in the Institute of Political Science





Supervisor Josip Glaurdic


Ramin Forghani

Modelling Physical and Environmental Consequences of Conflict


Ensar Muharemović

Political Engineering in Post-conflict Bosnia and Herzegovina


Janice Pratt

Political Legitimacy in Postwar Liberia



Surpervisor Robert Harmsen


Ligia Deca

Agenda-Setting and Policy Framing in National Contexts within the European Higher Education Area


Ante Galich 

The Chances of a Common EU Energy Policy in the Context of Technological Paradigm Change


Kathleen Hielscher   

Luxembourg and Europe: The Europeanization of National Officials


Martin Mendelski 

Rule of Law Reforms in Central and Eastern Europe: Post-Communist Variation and Limits of the European Union’s Transformative Power


Sidonie Paris    

The Europeanisation of High-Skilled Immigration Policy: A Comparative Study of Luxembourg, Germany and France


Alexander Scheibe

Energy Policy


Elisabeth Epping

Higher Education Diplomacy


Branimir Stanimirov

The Discursive Construction of the European Union as a Global Human Rights Enforcer: Narratives, Actorness, and Multi-level Systems



Supervisor David Howarth


Jakub Gren

European Central Bank and National Supervisory Authority relations with the euro area's Single Supervisory Mechanism


Moritz Liebe

The spread of Public Private Partnerships in Europe


Mechthild Herzog

The European Parliament's role in promoting Social Policy


Farida Valieva

The Harmonisation of European Banking Supervision in Banking Union


Igor Tkalec

The Macroeconomic Imbalances Procedure and the Sustainability of Pension Regimes


Sébastien Commain

Banks and Capital Requirements Legislation in the European Union


Martin Sacher

The European Commission and the European Semester


Moritz Rehm

Coordinating the External Dimension of Economic and Monetary Union



Supervisor Oliver Kohns


Johanna Gelberg

Poetik und Politik der Grenze


Nicole Karczmarzyk

Repräsentationen der Kaiserin Elisabeth von Österreich nach dem Ende des Habsburgerreiches. Eine struktur-funktionale Untersuchung mythisierender Filmdarstellungen





Earlier graduates


Katalin Baranyi

The Role of Small States in the International Human Rights Regime


Jill Eriksson

Regional Integration and Urban Development in Africa


Paul Moody

Development, Technology, and the Transfer of Knowledge in Comparative Perspective: Examining a New Approach in the Field of Lighting


Sandra Sacchetti

Assisted Voluntary Return Programmes and their impact on reintegration of returnees in their home communities in Kosovo


Aline Schiltz

Les migrations entre Portugal et le Luxembourg


Patricia Thill-Schurmann

An Evaluation of Human Rights Education Programs in Luxembourg, Spain and Mexico