Brandt School Universität Erfurt

Katalin Hahn

Doctoral Student

House 39 / Room 0004

Katalin Hahn is a doctoral student at the University of Erfurt supervised by Aletta Haniel Professor for Public Policy and Entrepeurship Heike Grimm. She graduated with a B.A. in Social Sciences from the Justus-Liebig-University of Giessen and with an M.A. in Political Sciences and Public Law from the University of Erfurt.

Her main research areas are the politics, policies and polity of the European Union (EU). The topic of her B.A.-thesis was the irregular immigration to the European Union; and in her M.A.-thesis, she discussed the chances and risks of the trade agreement between the EU and Colombia. Currently Katalin researches on the political representation of women in the EU and doing so, she focuses on the legislative work of the European Parliament regarding gender equality and equity. Additionally, she examines European and international migration politics und policies.

In addition to other seminars, she taught a course on “Political Representation in the European Union” at the University of Erfurt in which she analyzed and discussed the polity and EU policies with the students. Furthermore, she co-taught an M.P.P. course with Professor Dietmar Herz on “German Politics and the Shoah” including the preparation and realization of excursions to the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum and Gross-Rosen Museum.



Courses taught at the Brandt School:

  • PNM/ IA: German Politics and the Shoah: The Raison d'Être of Governance (with Prof. Dr. Dietmar Herz) (SS 2016 and WS 2016/17)

  • EPP: Gender Policies in the European Union (SS 2019)