Welcome to the Chair of International Politics / LS Internationale Politik

Current Topics

The Societal Approach in Palgrave's IPE Handbook
Stefan A. Schirm 2019: Domestic Politics and the Societal Approach, in: Shaw/Mahrenbach/Modi/Yi-chong (eds.): The Palgrave Handbook of Contemporary International Political Economy, London, 103-117 [here]

Sprechstunden in der Vorlesungszeit
Prof. Dr. Schirm: Di 15-16h, bitte im Aushang eintragen
Dr. van Loon: Mi 10-11 Uhr
Novak, M.A.: Di 11-12 Uhr
Andreeva, M.A.: Do 16-17 Uhr
Baydag, M.Sc.: Mo 9-10 Uhr
Sekretariat: Mo, Mi und Do 10-12 Uhr, Di und Mi 14-16 Uhr

Domestic Politics of European Preferences on Global Governance
Stefan A. Schirm 2018: The Domestic Politics of European Preferences towards Global Economic Governance, in: New Global Studies 12: 3, 303-324.[more]

New flyer on the Master GTG
A new English language flyer for our MA Programme "Globalisation, Transnationalisation and Governance" is now available [here]

New article: Societal Foundations of the Eurozone Crisis
Stefan A. Schirm 2018: Societal foundations of governmental preference formation in the Eurozone crisis, in: European Politics and Society, 19: 1, 63-78,(online 15 June 2017) [available at]

Interview zur neuen US-Außenpolitik
In einem Interview mit tv.RUB spricht Stefan Schirm über die US-Außenpolitik unter Präsident Trump, Welthandel und über Politikwissenschaft. Video hier: [vimeo] [fb]

Stefan A. Schirm: Selected Publications [pdf and links]
2016 'Domestic Ideas, Institutions, or Interests? Explaining Governmental Preferences Towards Global Economic Governance', in: International Political Science Review, 37: 1, 66-80 (OnlineFirst 3 July 2014) [available at]

2013 'Global Politics are Domestic Politics. A Societal Approach to Divergence in the G20', in: Review of International Studies 39: 3, 685-706 [article as pdf]

2013 'Domestic Politics Theorien und Societal Approach', in: Wullweber et.al (Hrsg) 'Theorien der Internationalen Politischen Ökonomie', Wiesbaden, 167-182 [article as pdf]

2013 'Internationale Politische Ökonomie', 3. erweiterte und aktualisierte Auflage, UTB Nomos [online]

2011 'Varieties of Strategies: Societal Influences on British and German responses to the Global Economic Crisis', in: Journal of Contemporary European Studies 19: 1, 47-62 [more] [article as pdf]

2010 'Leaders in Need of Followers: Emerging Powers in Global Governance' in: European Journal of International Relations 16: 2, 197-221 [more]

2009 'Ideas and Interests in Global Financial Governance: Comparing German and US Preference Formation', in: Cambridge Review of International Affairs, 22: 3, 501-521 [more][article as pdf]

Aukje van Loon: Selected Publications
2018 'Diverging German and British governmental trade policy preferences in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiations', in: Journal of Contemporary European Studies, 26(2), 165-179. [available at]

2018 'The political economy of EU trade policy: what do we (not) know? Literaturbericht. Zeitschrift für Politikwissenschaft 28(1), 97-110. [available at]

2018 'Domestic politics and national differences in restructuring EU financial supervision', in: European Politics and Society, 19(3), 247-263. [available at]

2015 'From Interregionalism to Bilateralism: Power and Interests in EU-Brazil Trade Cooperation', in: Rewizorski, M. (ed.) The European Union and the BRICS: Complex Relations in the Era of Global Governance, Springer: 141-159. [available at]

Publications (selection)