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Felix Biermann

Dr. des. Felix Biermann

Post-doctoral Research Fellow


Department of Political Science
Chair for International Relations
Oettingenstr. 67
80538 Munich

Room: H001
Phone: 089-2180-9063
Fax: 089-2180-9052

Office hours:
Wed. 09:00-10:00 (Please schedule your appointment via e-mail.)

Further Information

Felix Biermann joined the IR research team at the Geschwister-Scholl-Institute for Political Science in 2016. He finished his dissertation in 2019 researching the regime complexity and the European Union in general and the EU’s Common Security and Defence Policy specifically. Having worked on the so-called refugee crisis and researching the “Eurocracy”, Felix is keen to develop a broad perspective on European studies. Moreover, Felix was part of the DFG research project “Diversity or convergence? Explaining the development of defense-industrial policies” analyzing states’ defense procurement and export strategies. Felix holds a BA degree in Philosophy & Economics from Bayreuth University and a Master of Public Policy from the Willy-Brandt-School of Public Policy. After graduating, he worked two years as a senior public sector consultant for an international management consultancy. You can find more information about Felix in his CV.

Current publications

  • 2020 (with B. Rittberger): “Balancing Competence and Control: Indirect Governance-Triangles in EU Regulation”, in: Abbott, K.W., Genschel, P., Snidal, D., Zangl, B. (Eds.), 2020. The Governor’s dilemma: indirect Governance beyond principals and agents, Oxford University Press, New York.
  • 2018 (with M. Weiss): “European Defence Cooperation”, in: Meijer, Hugo and Wyss, Marco: The Oxford Handbook of European Defence Policies and Armed Forces, Oxford: University Press.
  • 2017 (with N. Guérin, S. Jagdhuber, B. Rittberger, M. Weiss): “Political (Non-)Reform in the Euro Crisis and the Refugee Crisis: A Liberal Intergovernmentalist Explanation”, in Journal of European Public Policy, DOI: 10.1080/13501763.2017.1408670