Publications by research topic

  1. Differentiated European integration
  2. International Parliamentary institutions
  3. Internet Governance
  4. Parliaments in the European Union

Differentiated European integration

Schimmelfennig, Frank, and Thomas Winzen. 2020. Ever Looser Union? Differentiated European Integration. Oxford: Oxford University Press (in press).

Winzen, Thomas. 2019. Government Euroscepticism and differentiated integration. Journal of European Public Policy(in press).

Schimmelfennig, Frank, and Thomas Winzen. 2019. “Grand Theories, Differentiated Integration.” Journal of European Public Policy 26(8):1172-1192.

Duttle, Thomas, Katharina Holzinger, Thomas Malang, Thomas Schäubli, Frank Schimmelfennig, and Thomas Winzen. 2017. “Opting out from European Union Legislation: The Differentiation of Secondary Law.” Journal of European Public Policy 24(3):406-428.

Schimmelfennig, Frank, and Thomas Winzen. 2017. “Normalizing differentiated integration: Discriminating and exempting new member states in accession treaties and legislative politics.” Journal of European Public Policy24(2):239-258.

Winzen, Thomas, and Frank Schimmelfennig. 2016. “Explaining differentiation in European Union treaties.” European Union Politics 17 (4):616-37.

Winzen, Thomas. 2016. “From capacity to sovereignty: Legislative politics and differentiated integration in the European Union.” European Journal of Political Research 55 (1):100-19.

Schimmelfennig, Frank, and Thomas Winzen. 2014. “Instrumental and Constitutional Differentiation in the European Union.” Journal of Common Market Studies 52 (2):354-70.

International parliamentary institutions

Winzen, Thomas, and Jofre Rocabert. 2020. Citizen-centered or state-centered: The representational design of international parliamentary institutions. Review of International Studies (in press).

Schimmelfennig, Frank, Thomas Winzen, Tobias Lenz, Rocabert, Jofre, Lori Crasnic, Cristina Gherasimov, Jana Lipps, and Densua Mumford. The Rise of International Parliaments: Strategic Legitimation in International Organizations. Oxford: Oxford University Press (in press).

Rocabert, Jofre, Frank Schimmelfennig, Lori Crasnic and Thomas Winzen. 2019. The Rise of International Parliamentary Institutions: Purpose and Legitimation. The Review of International Organizations 14(4):607-631.

Internet governance

Weyrauch, David and Thomas Winzen. 2020. Internet fragmentation, political structuring, and organizational concentration in transnational engineering networks. Global Policy (in press).

Parliaments in the European Union

Winzen, Thomas, Rik de Ruiter, and Jofre Rocabert. 2018. “Is parliamentary attention to the EU strongest when it is needed the most? National parliaments and the selective debate of EU policies.” European Union Politics 19(3):481-501.

Winzen, Thomas. 2017. Constitutional preferences and parliamentary reform: Explaining national parliaments’ adaptation to European integration. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Bormann, Nils-Christian, and Thomas Winzen. 2016. “The contingent diffusion of parliamentary oversight institutions in the European Union.” European Journal of Political Research 55 (3):589-608.

Rittberger, Berthold, and Thomas Winzen. 2015. “Parlamentarismus nach der Krise: Die Vertiefung parlamentarischer Asymmetrie in der reformierten Wirtschafts- und Währungsunion.” Politische Vierteljahresschrift 56(3):430-56.

Winzen, Thomas, Christilla Roederer-Rynning, and Frank Schimmelfennig. 2015. “Parliamentary Co-Evolution: National Parliamentary Reactions to the Empowerment of the European Parliament.” Journal of European Public Policy 22(1):75-93.

Roger, Léa, and Thomas Winzen. 2015. “Party groups and committee negotiations in the European Parliament: outside attention and the anticipation of plenary conflict.” Journal of European Public Policy 22 (3):391-408.

Winzen, Thomas. 2014. “Bureaucracy and Democracy: Intra-Parliamentary Delegation in European Union Affairs.” Journal of European Integration 36 (7):677-695.

Winzen, Thomas. 2013. “European integration and national parliamentary oversight institutions.” European Union Politics 14 (2):297-323.

Winzen, Thomas. 2012. “National parliamentary control of European Union affairs: a cross-national and longitudinal comparison.” West European Politics 35 (3):657-72.

Jensen, Thomas, and Thomas Winzen. 2012. “Legislative Negotiations in the European Parliament.” European Union Politics 13 (1): 118-49.

Winzen, Thomas. 2011. “Technical or Political? An Exploration of the Work of Officials in the Committees of the European Parliament.” The Journal of Legislative Studies 17 (1): 27-44.

Winzen, Thomas. 2010. “Political Integration and National Parliaments in Europe.” Living Reviews in Democracy. Online article:


(Last updated: May 2020)