Short CV/Education and training

  • 1995 – 2001
    Studied political science, sociology, economics, University of Leipiz, Germany

  • 1997 – 1998
    Studied Spanish at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid and was concurrently a student trainee at PSOE, Madrid, Spain, Section "International"

  • 2001
    Research Associate, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Berlin, Germany

  • 2001 – 2002
    Research associate, Institute of Political Science, under the Chair in analysis and comparison of political systems, University of Leipiz

  • 2005 – 2006
    Mentor at the FernUniversität in Hagen – University of Hagen, Bachelor's programme "Politics and Organisation"

  • 2005 – 2006
    Research associate, Institute of Political Science, under the Chair in analysis and comparison of political systems, University of Leipiz

  • 2006 – 2008
    Research associate, Institute of Sociology, under the Chair in social policy, University of Leipiz

  • 2007
    Professeur Invité, Institut d'Étutes Politiques, Strasbourg, France

  • Since 2008
    Head of the junior research group "Social space Europe" at the University of Leipiz and Schumpeter Fellow of the Volkswagen Foundation

  • 2009
    Visiting researcher at the Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington, Seattle/USA

Selected publications

  • Eigmüller, M., Roos, C. (eds.): Selektive Grenzen. Sonderheft der Zeitschrift Welttrends. Zeitschrift für Internationale Politik 71, 2010.

  • Eigmüller, M., Mau, S. (eds.): Gesellschaftstheorie und Europapolitik. Sozialwissenschaftliche Ansätze zur Europaforschung. VS-Verlag, Wiesbaden 2010.

  • Eigmüller, M., Müller, A. (eds.): Subversion am Rande. Grenzverletzungen im 20. und 21. Jahrhundert. Vol. 2 (2008), Comparativ. Zeitschrift für Globalgeschichte und vergleichende Gesellschaftsforschung, 2008.

  • Eigmüller, M.: Grenzsicherungspolitik. Funktion und Wirkung der europäischen Außengren­ze. Eine Studie am Beispiel spanischer Migrations- und Arbeitsmarktpolitik. VS-Verlag, Wiesbaden 2007.

  • Eigmüller, M., Vobruba, G. (eds.): Grenzsoziologie. Die politische Strukturierung des Raums. VS-Verlag, Wiesbaden, 2006


Selected projects

  • Junior research group: Social space Europe

  • Social policy development in the national state and in the EU

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • German National Academic Foundation

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