For prospective students

MIA European Governance Track info session

In this info session, find out more about the European Governance concentration in our Master of International Affairs programme.

Are you interested in pursuing the European Governance track in the Master of International Affairs at the Hertie School in Berlin? Tune in to our online info session on Tuesday, 11 April, from 5:15 to 6:15 pm CEST. 

Three members of the Hertie School’s faculty will introduce you to their core courses, electives, a negotiation game, and the Hertie School’s in-house think tank, the Jacques Delors Centre. Mark Dawson (Professor of European Law and Governance), Johannes Lindner (formerly European Central Bank and now Co-Director of the Jacques Delors Centre), and Christine Reh (Professor of European Politics) look forward to meeting you virtually and to answering any questions on the European Governance concentration you may have!

Please register to attend using the form on the sidebar. If you can't access the form, you can also register via this link or send an email to poet[at]hertie-school[dot]org 


  • Johannes Lindner is Co-Director of the Jacques Delors Centre and Henrik Enderlein Fellow, a fellowship funded by Stiftung Mercator. At the Jacques Delors Centre, he leads the Think Tank and works on economic and financial policy topics. From 2012-2022 he was Head of the EU Institutions and Fora Division, coordinating the relations of the ECB with EU institutions, in particular the Council and the European Parliament. Previously, he worked in several policy areas of the European Central Bank (since 2003) – including as Counsellor to one of the Executive Board Members and as Advisor in the area of Market Infrastructure and Payments. He studied economics and politics with master’s degrees from the London School of Economics (MSc Public Administration and Public Policy, 1998) and University of Cologne (Diplom-Volkswirt, 1999), and a doctorate degree in politics from the University of Oxford (2003) focusing on EU budgetary decision-making. Johannes has published research on EU topics, has been speaker on policy panels at various institutions/conferences and is an Honorary Professor at Aston University in Birmingham, UK (since 2018).

  • Mark Dawson is Professor of European Law and Governance at the Hertie School. His research focuses on EU law and particularly on how EU law affects and is affected by European politics and policymaking. He recently co-wrote a textbook on this topic with Cambridge University Press (here). His work has been cited by leading courts such as the European Court of Justice (here) and German Constitutional Court (here). Dawson was previously an Assistant Professor at Maastricht University and has held visiting positions at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), the University of Wisconsin and Harvard Kennedy School. He holds degrees from the Universities of Edinburgh and Aberdeen as well as a PhD from the European University Institute in Florence, where he was Fernand Braudel Fellow in 2019. Dawson is currently the co-editor of the series Cambridge Studies in European Law and Policy (here) and a member of the Editorial Board of the European Law Review. From 2017-2022, he was the Principal Investigator of LEVIATHAN, an ERC project exploring the legal and political accountability structure of EU economic governance. 

  • Christine Reh is Professor of European Politics at the Hertie School. From September 2018 to March 2022, she served as Dean of Graduate Programmes. Her work focuses on the European Union’s institutions, politics and legitimacy, with a particular interest in decision-making processes, informal governance and politicisation. Her current research explores the impact of national (electoral) politics on supranational actors and law-making. She previously held academic positions at the College of Europe in Bruges (Belgium) and at University College London, where she maintains an affiliation with the Department of Political Science. She is also an editorial board member of the Journal of European Public Policy. Reh received her PhD from the European University Institute in Florence (Italy) in 2007. ]