Prof. Dr. Kai Oppermann

Professor of International Politics at the Chemnitz University of Technology

Kai Oppermann is Professor of International Politics at the Chemnitz University of Technology. He has previously held positions at the University of Sussex, King’s College London and the University of Cologne. His research centres on the domestic sources of European integration and foreign policy, with a focus on British and German European and foreign policy. Kai won a Marie Curie Fellowship for a research project on EU referendums and worked as a specialist advisor to the House of Lords External Affairs Sub-Committee in the UK. His work has been published in international journals such as European Journal of International Relations, West European Politics, Foreign Policy Analysis, Journal of European Public Policy, Parliamentary Affairs, Government and Opposition, Environmental Politics, European Political Science, Journal of International Relations and Development, Cambridge Review of International Affairs and British Journal of Politics and International Relations. He is the co-author of a German-language book on Foreign Policy Analysis. Kai is a co-editor at German Politics and an associate editor of the Oxford Encyclopedia of Foreign Policy Analysis (2018). He regularly gives media interviews on topics related to German and British foreign policy and transatlantic relations.