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Hans-Jörg Trenz

Hans-Jörg Trenz


Hans-Jörg Trenz is EURECO Professor for Modern European Studies with responsibilities both within CEMES (Centre for Modern European Studies) and at the Department of Media, Cognition and Communication. He has a background in media and communication, political sociology and sociology of European integration with previous positions held in Norway, Germany and Italy. Hans-Jörg Trenz will offer regular courses on European Media and Public Sphere, European collective identities and European democracy and democratisation. He can be contacted for teaching and supervision on any related topic

Current research

For current academic activities in European Studies at CEMES, Center for Modern Euroepan Studies see

For current academic activities in European Studies at EURECO, University of Copenhagen see and

For current research activities see my webprofile at, and

Selected publications

  1. Published

    The New Politics of European Civil Society

    Trenz, H-J. (ed.) & Liebert, U. (ed.) 2010 Routledge. 242 p.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewAnthology

  2. Published

    The Politicization of the Europe: contesting the constitution in the mass media

    Trenz, H-J. & Statham, P. 2012 New York: Routledge. 205 p. (Routledge Studies on Democratising Europe).

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewBook

  3. Published

    The Internet and European Integration: Pro- and anti- EU debates in online news media

    Michailidou, A., Trenz, H-J. & de Wilde, P. 2014 Opladen: Barbara Budrich Publishers. 250 p.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewBook

  4. Published

    Contesting Europe: Exploring Euroscepticism in online media coverage

    Trenz, H-J., de Wilde, P. & Michailidou, A. 2013 Colchester: ECPR Press. 290 p. (ECPR - Monographs).

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewBook

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