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Prof Dr Wolfgang Wessels

Center for Turkey and EU Studies

As holder of the Jean Monnet Chair of European Politics, Prof Wolfgang Wessels examined the development of the juridical, institutional and procedural architecture of the European Union. He focused on the theoretical and strategic concepts of the European integration process as well as on the types and modes of governing in pivotal policy fields of the EU multi-level governance system.

After retiring from his professorhip in 2016, Prof Wessels founded the Center for EU and Turkey Studies (CETEUS), which he leads to this day as the director. In additon, he is the appointed representative for the Turkish-German University in Istanbul.