Professor Dr. Joachim Schild

Research interests

French European policy | Franco-German relations | Political economy of European integration | Political System of the French Fifth Republic


Mr Schild holds the Chair in Political Science/Comparative Politics at the University of Trier since late 2003. He sudied political science, economics, sociology and Romance studies at the Universities of Bamberg, Toulouse le Mirail and at the Freie Universität Berlin and finished with a degree in political science at the FU Berlin. A doctorate at the University of Stuttgart 1999 followed. Before accepting the professorship in Trier Mr Schild was research assistant at the Deutsch-Französisches Institut Ludwigsburg (1990-2002) and at the Research Division European Integration of the Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP) in Berlin (2002-03). He publicises on Franco-German relations, French European policy, political economy of European integration, and the political system of the French V. Republic.  Prof. Schild´s Curriculum Vitae can be found here.

Selected publication

David Howarth und Joachim Schild (Hrsg.): The Difficult Construction of European Banking Union, London: Routledge 2020.