Michael Zürn#


Michael Zürn
Email:michael.zuern 'at' wzb.eu
Membership Number:3861
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:GERMANY
Section:SOCIAL SCIENCES
Username:mzurn
Homepage: http://www.wzb.eu/en/persons/michael-zuern





Present and Previous Positions
  • 2004 Director of the research unit “Global Governance” at the WZB Berlin Social Science Center
  • 2004 Professor of International Relations, Free University Berlin
  • 2004 - 2009 Founding Dean of the Hertie School of Governance
  • 1997 - 2000 Director of the Centre for European Law and Policy (ZERP), University of Bremen
  • 1995 - 2004 Director of the Institute for Intercultural and Internationale
  • 1993 - 2004 Professor of Political Science and International Relations at the University of Bremen
  • 1992 - 1993 Thyssen Research Fellow, Center for International Affairs, Harvard University
  • 1991 - 1993 Assistant Professor, Institute for Political Science, University of Tübingen

Fields of Scholarship
  • Global governance
  • International relations
  • International institutions
  • International political theory
  • Rule of law and consitutionalization
  • Politicization and contestation

Honours and Awards
  • 1995-1996: Summer Institute on the Political Economy of European Integration Co-Director together with Professor Barry Eichengreen (University of California, Berkeley) awarded by the German American Academic Council
  • 1999: Fellow at the Centre for Advanced Studies, Norwegian Academy of Social Sciences, Oslo
  • 2002: Major Reward by German Research Association (Collaborative Research Center "Transformation of the State"
  • 2003: Sparkasse Bremen Award for Innovative Cooperation Projects among the Bremen Universities
  • 2004: Offer for a Directorate at the Max-Planck-Institute for the Study of Societies (rejected)
  • 2007: Honorary Member of the CRC 597, University of Bremen
  • 2008- Full Member of Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences
  • 2010- First Honorary Fellow, Hertie School of Governance, Berlin
  • 2010- Visiting Senior Fellow London School of Economics of the study ‘Global Governance at the School’

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