Verena Kretzschmar is currently a student in the Master program of Political Science - European and International Studies as well as in the Bachelor program Management and Economics specializing in “Political Economy”. Before studying she worked as a journalist and editor at the weekly local newspaper “Stadtblatt Innsbruck” (http://www.meinbezirk.at/tirol/innsbruck/), which is part of the “Bezirksblätter Tirol GmbH”. During her studies she absolved a range of internships, two of them at the Tyrolean Federal Economic Chamber (https://www.wko.at/Content.Node/wir/Austrian_Economic _Chambers_Home.html). At the moment she is working as a Freelance Worker and Journalist at several companies. Since March 2016 she is a student assistant at the Department of Political Science in Innsbruck.

Thomas Walli is a student in the Master program of Political Science: European and International Studies. He graduated in the BA of Political Science in August 2015 and in History in April 2016 at the University of Innsbruck. His main research interest is the Economic and Monetary Union, with special regard to their parliamentary dimension. Since 2014 he is a student assistant at the School of Political Science and Sociology at the University of Innsbruck. Since March 2016 he is a member of the ICER-group. 

Anna Friedrich is a student in the Bachelor's programme of Political

Science at the University of Innsbruck. Currently she is writing her

BA thesis in the field of European Integration and in autumn she is

going to start the Master's programme of Political Science - European

and International Studies. After her function as tutor at the

Department of Political Science in 2016, she is a student assistant

there since April 2017.

Kief Albers is a student in the Master program of European and International Studies at the University of Innsbruck. His main interests are the European Integration and mostly the role of the European Council and the relation between the member states and the European institutions. He graduated in the BA of Political Science in May 2015. Since November 2016 he is a junior researcher at the University of Innsbruck, since May 2017 he is a member of the ICER-Team.

Philipp Umek studies Political Science at the University of Innsbruck. His main interests are the European Parliament and the European integration process. In his recent research he is evaluating the role of the EURATOM-Treaties concerning the opportunity structures for the European Parliament. He is a member of the ICER-Team since June 2015.