Dr. Miriam Hartlapp


New Address:
Universität Bremen
Zentrum für Sozialpolitik
Unicom-Gebäude, Room: 3210
Mary-Somerville-Straße 3
28359 Bremen


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David Ausserhofer
Head of the completed Schumpeter Junior Research Group

Research fields

International Relations | European Union Studies | European Integration | Comparative Politics


04 2013 Professor for ‘Organisation and Governance Studies’, University of Bremen

02 2008 Head of independent Schumpeter Junior Research Group 'Position Formation in the EU Commission' at the Social Science Research Center Berlin

01 2008 – 02 2008 Senior Researcher, Unit: Inequality and Social Integration at the Social Science Research Center Berlin

11 2004 – 12 2007 Senior Researcher, Unit: Labour Market Policy and Employment at the Social Science Research Center Berlin

10 2003 - 09 2004 Associate Expert, Department Safe Work / Social Protection International Labour Organization (ILO), Geneva

12 2003 Dr. rer. pol. in Political Science, Dept. of Social Sciences, University of Osnabrück

02 2000 - 10 2004 Doctoral Student and Postdoctoral Fellow, project “New Governance and Social Europe: Theory and Practice of Minimum Harmonization and Soft Law in the Multilevel System” (directed by Prof. G. Falkner) at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, Cologne

10 1994 - 04 2000 Studies in Political Science, History, Literature and Economics at the University of Osnabrück, Universidad de Complutense, Madrid, Spain and Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Poitiers, France. Master in European Studies, University of Osnabrück (4 2000)

Selected Publications

Miriam, Hartlapp (2013): "Europäische Politiken zum Thema Alter am Rand der Kompetenzlücke. Akteure, Instrumente und Wirkungen". In: Zeitschrift für Sozialreform, Jg. 59, H. 1, S. 35-59.
Hartlapp, Miriam/Bauer, Michael W. (2011): "Determinanten der Konfliktgenese bei der Durchführung europäischer Politik". In: Politische Vierteljahresschrift, Jg. 52, H. 1, S. 3-28.
Hartlapp, Miriam (2009): "Learning about Policy Learning. Reflections on the European Employment Strategy". In: Sandra Kröger (Ed.): What We Have Learnt. Advances, Pitfalls and Remaining Questions in OMC Research. European Integration Online Papers, Special Issue 1, Vol. 13, Art. 7. Vienna: ECSA-Austria.
Hartlapp, Miriam/Falkner, Gerda (2009): "Problems of Operationalisation and Data in EU Compliance Research". In: European Union Politics, Vol. 10, No. 2, S. 281-304.
Hartlapp, Miriam/Schmid, Günther (2008): "Labour Market Policy for 'Active Ageing' in Europe. Expanding the Options for Retirement Transitions". In: Journal of Social Policy, Vol. 37, No. 3, S. 409-431.
Hartlapp, Miriam/Falkner, Gerda/Leiber, Simone/Treib, Oliver (2005): Complying with Europe: The Impact of EU Minimum Harmonisation and Soft Law in the Member StatesCambridge University Press.

'Position Formation in the EU Commission'
Independent Schumpeter Junior Research Group at the Social Science Research Center Berlin, funded by the Volkswagen-Stiftung.

Associated Partner, 7th EU Framework Programme GUSTO: 'Meeting the challenges of economic uncertainty and sustainability through employment, industrial relations, social and environmental policies in European countries', directed by C. Crouch, University of Warwick.