• Welcome to the Research
    Group of Prof. Dirk Leuffen

    Our teaching and research focuses on the interaction between domestic and international politics. How do domestic factors shape states' external actions, how does the international level impact on policy-making in nation states?

  • Globus

    European Union Politics and
    International Relations


    We are interested in European Union politics and international relations more generally. Moreover, in our research we combine both quantitative and qualitative methods.


  • Innenhof und Ausblick auf die Mainau
    Innenhof und Ausblick auf die Mainau

    Main Research

    We are particularly interested in:

    - The political system of the EU
    - EU Enlargement
    - European Integration / Differentiated Integration
    - German foreign policy