Tobias Kunstein | Expert in EU Institutions | Executive Master in EU Studies
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Dr Tobias Kunstein


Kunstein Tobias Cologne CIFE Wessels Political Science

Tobias Kunstein co-teaches the course The Institutional Architecture of the EU (with Wolfgang Wessels) and is also in charge of the course Fundamentals of Scientific Work in the first study year of the Executive Master in EU Studies.

Tobias Kunstein studied economics with special reference to political science at the University of Cologne. He worked as research assistant at the Jean Monnet Chair at the University of Cologne and as postgraduate intern at the European Central bank. He completed his PhD thesis on the external relations of the euro area in 2013. From 2014-2020 he held the position of Academic Councillor and Executive Manager at the Institute of Political Science and European Affairs, University of Cologne.

His research interests and teaching portfolio include research methodology, the European Union in general, and Economic and Monetary Union in particular. Since 2021, he is Personal Aide to the Rector of the University of Cologne.