News 2014

31 December 2014: EIF maintained the high number of SSCI publications for a second year

The Institute for European Integration Research again achieved a top performance in 2014 with 11 articles published in prestigious journals which are included in the Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI). In the Journal of European Public Policy, a total of 3 articles have been published, while two appeared in the European Journal of Migration and Law and two were also published in the “Österreichische Zeitschrift für Politikwissenschaft”. Other contributions have appeared in the Journals of International Peacekeeping, Regional Studies, the European Law Review, and the Science and Public Policy.


28-29 November 2014: “Day of Political Science” (Tag der Politikwissenschaft) 2014

The Austrian Political Science Association (ÖGPW), along with the University of Vienna, organised the 2014 “Day of Political Science” (Tag der Politikwissenschaft) conference from 28-29 November 2014. Five EIF staff members contributed to the conference. Inga Ulnicane chaired a panel on the internationalisation of research, technology and innovation, while Patrick Müller prepared the chair for a panel on Austria’s foreign policy and 20 years of accession. Florian Trauner, who was also on the programme committee of the conference, chaired a panel on EU decision-making since the Lisbon Treaty and presented a paper on the impact of treaty reform on dynamics of decision-making in the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice. In the same panel, Brigitte Pircher presented a paper on member states’ voting behaviour in the Council of the EU before and after the Lisbon Treaty. The two doctoral students of the EIF, Veronika Pollak and Brigitte Pircher, presented their dissertation projects during the poster exhibition.