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Yaning Zhang

Cohort 2017

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Markus Jachtenfuchs

S - Zhang_Yaning

Freie Universität Berlin

Fachbereich Politik- und Sozialwissenschaften


PhD Candidate

Topic of PhD thesis

Informal Governance in the European Union - A case study of the Economic and Monetary Union (EMU).

Curriculum Vitae

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

Scientific Activities and Internships

01/2015 – 06/2016

Teaching assistant of politics and external relations of the EU at Fudan University

Stipends and Awards

Since 09/2017

Monthly scholarship by China Scholarship Council

08/2016 – 07/2017

Monthly scholarship by China Scholarship Council


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

Research Interests

Theory of Institutional Change

Interinstitutional 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)

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