Philipp Umek, MA studied Political Science at the University of Innsbruck and is a member of the ICER-Team since June 2015. His main interests are the European Parliament and the European integration process. In his research he was evaluating the role of the EURATOM-Treaties concerning the opportunity structures for the European Parliament. Currently he is researching voter turnout in Austria for his PhD project embedded in the Research Center Spheres of Governance: Institutions and Agency (Link).