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

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Latest News

Markus Jachtenfuchs publishes "Beyond the Regulatory Polity?"


Hertie School Professor of European & Global Governance and PhD Director Markus Jachtenfuchs has published his newest book "Beyond the Regulatory Polity" with co-author Philipp Genschel (Jacobs University... [more]

Recent publications

  • Scratching the Heart of the Artichoke? How International Institutions and the European Union Constrain the State Monopoly of Force; in: European Political Science Review 3 (2011):3, 445-468 (with Eva Herschinger and Christiane Kraft-Kasack).
  • How the European Union Constrains the State. Multilevel Governance of Taxation; in: European Journal of Political Research 50 (2011): 3, 293-314 (with Philipp Genschel).

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