Marco Bitschnau

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Doctoral student, Université de Neuchâtel

Marco Bitschnau is a Ph.D. candidate at the Université de Neuchâtel and research fellow at the NCCR – on the move. He previously studied Sociology, Politics and Economics at Zeppelin Universität (B.A., 2017) and Political Sociology at the University of Cambridge (MPhil, 2018).

Additional stays include a semester at Sciences Po Paris (Certificate in International Strategy summa cum laude, 2016) as well as internships in Berlin, St. Petersburg, and New York. He has been a lecturer at the Universität Freiburg’s Department of Political Science since 2020.

Marco’s research interests span across disciplines and include migration studies (with a particular focus on international student mobility), comparative politics, and political sociology. His research has been published in the Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies and is forthcoming, inter alia, in the Zeitschrift für Politische Theorie (Journal for Political Theory) and Studies in Communication Sciences. Moreover, he also writes for the LSE’s European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) blog on German politics and is a regular contributor to several other outlets.