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Mads Christian Dagnis Jensen

Mads Christian Dagnis Jensen


  • Department of Political Science

Øster Farigmagsgade 5, Room 18.2.8

1353 1353 København K

    Fields of interest

    • The Institutions of the European Union (Council of Ministers, European-Parliament, Commission)

    • Policy-making in the EU

    • EU Law and the role of the European Court of Justice

    • Europeanisation

    • Comparative Politics with a focus on Western Countries (Especially Denmark, Germany, United Kingdom and Italy)

    • Comparative Public Administration

    • Political Communication

    • International Relations with a special interest in international negotiations

    Current research

     • Postdoc project which focuses on the definition of national interests towards the EU (funded by The Free Research Council).

    • The Danish EU Presidency in 2012 with Peter Nedergaard  (funded by The Free Research Council).

    • The role of National Parliaments in the EU with Dorte Martinsen (funded by the Centre for European Politics).

    • The intellectual organization of EU studies with Peter Marcus Kristensen

    Short presentation

    Mads Dagnis Jensen is a postdoctoral fellow specialized in Comparative Politics and EU studies. He is teaching courses in General and Comparative Politics and Advanced  Research Designs at the Institute for Political Science at the University of Copenhagen. His research interests lies within EU studies, Comparative Politics, Public Administration and Political Communication.

    Mads earned a PhD (2011) and a Master’s degree in Political Science (2008) from the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence. Moreover, Mads obtained a Master’s degree in Political Science (candidata scientiarum politices) from the University of Copenhagen (2007) and a Master’s degree in Politics and Government in the European Union from the London School of Economics (2007). During his PhD studies at the EUI, Mads was a research fellow at the Centre for European Integration at the Freie Universität Berlin (2009).

    Mads has co-authored two books on the EU and published articles in international and Danish journals.

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