The focus is on economic integration, its national and international dimensions, constitutional and institutional evolution, the conceptual understanding of historical processes, the national and international dimensions of integration and the interaction of the various public and private actors involved in shaping the integration process. In the period 2018 to 2021 research projects include:

  • the European Union on the International scene
  • the law and politics of multi-level governance
  • re-thinking the internal market
  • building successful European economic governance

ORBilu publications below are from David Howarth (coordinator), Andreas Fickers, Robert Harmsen, Herwig Hofmann, Anna-Lena Högenauer, Benoît Majerus, Joana Mendes, Eleftheria Neframi and Valérie Schafer :