After completing his school education in the UK & Germany, Hendrik worked as a researcher and parliamentary assistant to a member of parliament of the state of Baden-Württemberg (2012-2016). He is currently studying in Tübingen (teachers degree / Lehramt Staatsexamen in English, Politics & Economics and History) and has also completed his term of teacher training during his studies at the Gymnasium Meßstetten.
Hendrik's interests in political science include all facets of British & European politics, currently with a focus on Brexit, and his current research interest lies within the broad comparative analysis of different electoral systems and their effects.
Manuel is a student of the M.A. Democracy and Governance in Europe programme. Before coming to Tübingen, he completed his Bachelor's degree in European Studies with a focus on Political Science at the University of Passau, in the context of which he studied one semester at Linnaeus University in Växjö (Sweden). Manuel's study and research interests include the political developments in Central, East and South-East Europe as well as comparative welfare state analysis.