Prof. Dr. Markus Jachtenfuchs

Professor of European & Global Governance

Markus Jachtenfuchs teaches European and Global Governance. After studying political science in Mainz, Paris, Berlin and Bruges, he received his PhD from the European University Institute in Florence in 1994. He worked at the Mannheim Centre for European Social Research (MZES) and completed his post-doctoral thesis at the University of Mannheim in 1999. Before joining the Hertie School of Governance in 2006 he was Visiting Professor at the University of Greifswald and Professor of Political Science at Jacobs University Bremen. In 2010, he was the Pierre Keller Visiting Professor of Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School and the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs.

Curriculum Vitae

Markus Jachtenfuchs' curriculum vitae is available as download.


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Recent Publications:


Jachtenfuchs, M. and Krisch, N. (2016) ‘Subsidiarity in Global Governance’, Law and Contemporary Problems 79(2), available at


Genschel, P. and Jachtenfuchs, M. (2015) ‘More integration, less federation: the European integration of core state powers’, Journal of European Public Policy , available at


(forthcoming) The End of the Eurocrats’ Dream? Adjusting to European Diversity (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press) (with Damian Chalmers and Christian Joerges)

DFG Research Group: The International Rule of Law – Rise or Decline?


Hertie School Professor Markus Jachtenfuchs is a member of the new DFG research group. [more]

Contact Details

Andrea Derichs
Faculty Assistant to Markus Jachtenfuchs, Genia Kostka and Franziska Holz
Phone: +49 (0)30 259 219 -312
Fax: +49 (0)30 259 219 -111
Professor of European and Global Governance