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Tobias Christian Hofelich

PhD Research Fellow

HU031 ( Universitetsveien 25, Kristiansand )

Tobias C. Hofelich is PhD Research Fellow at UiA's Department of Political Science and Management. He holds an M.A. in Euroculture from Georg-August-Universität Göttingen and Rijksuniversiteit Groningen (2016-2018). Prior to joining the University of Agder, Tobias worked as a public affairs consultant in digital and economic policy.

His research is situated in the field of European integration studies. His current focus are processes of differentiation and disintegration in the European Union. In his most recent research project, Tobias studies the emergence and ramifications of informal differentiation in the EU, whereby the EU legal framework is deliberately circumvented. 

Research interests

  • European integration
  • Differentiated integration
  • Regional integration
  • International organisations
  • International relations

Selected publications

Gänzle, S., Hofelich, T., and Wunderlich, U. (2021) "Why the EU's system of flexible integration will likely accommodate Switzerland's special requests", LSE blog contribution

Wunderlich, U., Hofelich, T., and Gänzle, S. (2021) "Global Britain in the World: What Role for the United Kingdom in the Asia-Pacific After Brexit?", Australian Institute of International Affairs blog contribution


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