Prof. Dr. Gabriele Abels

Adresse: Melanchthonstr. 36

Zimmer 05

72074 Tübingen


Telefon: via Sekretariat 29 7 83 69




Fax: via Sekretariat 29 24 17


Since 2007 Gabriele Abels is professor for comparative politics and European integration at the Institute for Political Science. She studied political science, sociology and English at the University of Marburg. She was a doctoral student at the Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin (WZB) and received her PhD from the University of Essen. She finished her "Habilitation" in 2006 at Bielefeld University.

She is Jean Monnet Chair since 2011 and since 2015 Director of the the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence PRIDE. From 2012 to 2015 she was the chair of the German political science association (DVPW). She was visiting fellow at the University of Osnabrück; the European University Institute, Florence; University of Missour-St.Louis, USA; St. Petersburg University, Russia; and Harvard University, USA.

Her research interests focus on the EU system, its democratic potential and the role of citizens as well as of regions, regulatory policy especially with regards to food safety issues, integration theory, and - last but not least - gender perspectives on the EU. Her work has been published in a number of books and journals.