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Yaning Zhang

Cohort 2017

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Markus Jachtenfuchs

Topic of PhD thesis: Informal Governance in the European Union - A case study of the Economic and Monetary Union (EMU)

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Freie Universität Berlin

Doctoral Researcher, RU Orders

Education and Work Experience

  • since 2017: Berlin Graduate School for Global and Transregional Studies, PhD Candidate
  • 08/2016 - 07/2017: College of Europe, Bruges, M.A. European Political and Administrative Studies
  • 09/2015 - 06/2016: Fudan University, Shanghai, M.A. International Politics
  • 08/2014 - 05/2015: SciencesPo, Paris, M.A. European Affairs
  • 09/2010 - 06/2014: Fudan University, Shanghai, B.A. International Politics


Academic Appointments, Scientific Activities & Outreach

  • 01/2015 - 06/2016: Politics and External Relations of the EU at Fudan University, Teaching Assistant


Fellowships, Stipends and Awards

  • Since 09/2017: Monthly scholarship by China Scholarship Council
  • 08/2016 - 07/2017: Monthly scholarship by China Scholarship Council
  • 11/2015: Jerome Lohez 9/11 Foundation Scholarship
  • 09/2013 - 07/2014: Dean’s Honor for Academic Excellence
  • 09/2012 - 07/2013: National Scholarship by Ministry of Education of P. R. China


  • Theory of Institutional Change

  • Inter-Institutional Relations of the EU

  • Qualitative Comparative Analysis

  • EU-China Relations

  • EU Externational Relations

  • Yaning, Z. 2015, 'Informal Governance in the European Union, A Case Study of EU Refugee Policy', Chinese Journal of European Studies, no. 6, pp. 89-118.  (2015 Best Paper Prize of Chinese Journal of European Studies)