Institut für Politikwissenschaft

Jun.-Prof. Dr. Cecilia Bruzelius

Akademische Rätin

Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen
Institute of Political Science
Research Unit Comparative Public Policy
Melanchthonstraße 36, 72074 Tübingen

Room 018


Office hours: Thursday 11:00-12:00

Research Focus

Post-Doctoral Researcher

Before joining the Department of Political Science in Tübingen, Cecilia received her doctorate in Social Policy from the University of Oxford. Prior to taking up her current post Tübingen, Cecilia has held post-doctoral and research assistant positions at the Department of Social Policy and Intervention in Oxford.

Research Interests

Cecilia’s research interests lie in the broad field of migration and social policy, with specific interest in social protection of migrants, intra-European migration and social rights and European social policy.


This winter term, Cecilia teaches two courses in Comparative Public Policy

Selected Publications

Bruzelius, C (forthcoming) Freedom of movement, social rights and residence-based conditionality in the European Union, Journal of European Social Policy.

Bruzelius C, Jacqueson C and Seeleib-Kaiser M (2018) (Dis)united in Diversity? Social Policy and Social Rights in the EU. In: Pennings F and Seeleib-Kaiser M (eds) European Citizenship and Social Rights: Entitlements and Impediments to Accessing Welfare. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, pp 51-75.

Bruzelius C, Reinprecht C and Seeleib-Kaiser (2017) Stratified Social Rights Limiting EU Citizenship. Journal of Common Market Studies. DOI: 10.1111/jcms.12555

Bruzelius C and Seeleib-Kaiser M (2017) European citizenship and social rights. In: Kennett P and Lendvai N (eds) A handbook of European social policy. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, pp. 155-167.

Bruzelius C, Chase E and Seeleib-Kaiser M (2016) Social Rights of EU Migrant Citizens: Britain and Germany Compared. Social Policy and Society, Vol. 15, Issue 3, pp. 403-416.

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