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Dr. Thomas KOSTERA Project Manager, Program Improving Healthcare - Informing Patients, Bertelsmann Stiftung, Gütersloh

CV

2001-2006 Student, Administrative Science, Universität Potsdam, Potsdam (Diplom-Verwaltungswissenschaftler)
2005-2006 Telephone Counsellor (volunteer), Berliner Aidshilfe, Berlin
2004 Intern, EU-Divison, German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Berlin
2005 Student Assistant, 2nd Committee of Inquiry of the 15th legislative period, German Bundestag, Berlin
2006-2007 Student, European Political and Administrative Studies, College of Europe, Bruges (M.A.)
2007-2008 Research and Teaching Assistant, Department of European Political and Administrative Studies, College of Europe, Bruges
2008-2014 Research,Teaching Assistant, PhD student, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Institut d'Etudes Européennes, Brussels
2014 PhD, Political Science, Université Libre de Bruxelles
since 2014 Junior Professional, Bertelsmann Stiftung, Gütersloh

Memberships

Centre d'Etude de la Vie Politique (CEVIPOL)
Association Belge de Science Politique
University Association for Contemporary European Studies
Österreichische Gesellschaft für Politikwissenschaft

Publications

With Ramona Coman and Luca Tomini: Europeanization and European Integration: From Incremental to Structural Change, Palgrave Studies in European Union Politics, forthcoming
Quand les acteurs s'abstiennent de faire usage de l'Europe. Le cas d'un système de santé bismarckien, Politique Européenne, 2014
Subnational responsibilities for healthcare and Austria's rejection of the EU's patients' rights Directive, Health Policy, 2013
Europeanisation within Austria's Healthcare System: Path-dependent Usages of Europe in Border Regions, Österreichische Zeitschrift für Politikwissenschaft, Vol. 41, Issue 3, 2012
La santé, "nouvelle frontière" de l'intégration européenne, Emulations, 06/2009
With Renate Burger: Striking a balance between national interests and patients' needs: Cross-border projects meeting European challenges", World Hospitals and Health Services, 4/2010
Europeanizing Healthcare: Cross-border Patient Mobility and Its Consequences for the German and Danish Healthcare Systems, Cahiers de recherche politique de Bruges, 7/2008
Fähig zur Gesundheitsreform, VdM Verlag, 2008

Awards

2nd ex aequo, EFPIA College of Europe Thesis Award, 2007
Nachwuchspreis der Österreichischen Gesellschaft für Politikwissenschaft (Dissertation), 2014