Current position

Visiting professor, European Political and Governance Studies Department;
Professor for European Integration and European Union Politics, Institute of Political Science, University of Duisburg-Essen;
Jean Monnet Professor ad personam

Course(s) offered

Previous professional affiliations

Leiden University, Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS), Delegation of the European Commission to the United States in Washington, D.C., Secretariat General of the Council of the European Union, European Institute of Public Administration (EIPA), University of Wisconsin-Madison (Political Science/La Follette School of Public Affairs)


M.A. University of Konstanz
PhD Leiden University

Other professional activities

Visiting Fellow European Institute of Public Administration (EIPA);
Carl-Schurz Guest Professor, University of Madison-Wisconsin (USA, 2020);
Visiting Professor of EP Jean Monnet Academy and European Adminstrative School;
Former Chairman of TEPSA (Trans European Studies Association, 2016-2019);
Fulbright alumnus and Mercator Fellow of Turkey EU Future Forum

Research interests

Problem-oriented, multidisciplinary research on political decision-making and non-voters in multi-level systems; Future of Europe; European Union institutions and governance; European Parliament elections; compliance with EU law, norms and values across Member States

Recent publications

  • Kaeding M., Pollack J. and Schmidt P. (2019) The Future of Europe. Views from the Capitals, London: Palgrave Macmillan.

  • Obhozler L., Hurka S. and Kaeding M. (2019) "Party Group Coordinators and Rapporteurs: Discretion and Agency Loss along the European Parliament's Chains of Delegation", European Union Politics, DOI: 10.1177/1465116519827383.

  • Heidebrecht S. and Kaeding M. (2018) "Sitting beween European Politics and National Constraints: The Political Economy of the European Central Bank", Special issue of Capital and Credit Markets 51 (1):1-151.

  • Michael Kaeding and Niko Switek (Hrsg.) (2015) "Die Europawahl 2014", Wiesbaden: springer VS.

  • Michael Kaeding, Julia Schmälter and Christoph Kilka (2017) Pharmacovigilance in the European Union. Practical implementation across Member States, Wiesbaden: Springer.

  • Hurka, S., M. Kaeding and L. Obholzer (2015) „Learning on the Job? EU Enlargement and the Assignment of (Shadow) Rapporteurships in the European Parliament“, Journal of Common Market Studies, 53 (6), 1230-1247.

  • Kaeding, M. and E.Versluis (2014) “EU Agencies as a Solution to Pan-European Implementation Problems”, in M. Everson, C. Monda & E. Vos (eds), European Agencies in Between Institutions and Member States, pp. 73-86.

  • Legislative Scrutiny? The Political Economy and Practice of Legislative Vetoes in the European Union, Kaeding Michael, Kevin Stack. In: Journal of Common Market Studies, DOI: 10.1111/jcms.12252
  • Michael Kaeding and Alan Hardacre (2011), The European Parliament and the Future of Comitology after Lisbon, European Law Journal 19 (3): 382-403.