Received Awards

2011
Prize for the most downloaded article published by the Journal of European Public Policy (gemeinsam mit F. G. Castles und P. Starke)

2011
Prize by the Fritz Thyssen Stiftung for the best article in the Social Sciences of 2010 (1st Prize, with C. Schmitt)

2011
Best Article in the Politischen Vierteljahresschrift (during 2010), english version printed in the World Political Science Review 

2008
Prize by the Fritz Thyssen Stiftung for the best article in the Social Sciences during 2007 (2nd Prize, with mit R. Zohlnhöfer)

2007
Science Prize 2007 by the Margaretha-Lupac-Foundation of the Austrian Parliament, Vienna, Vienna (with E. Tálos)

2007
Prize by the Fritz Thyssen Stiftung for the best article in the Social sciences during 2005 (1st Prize, with F. G. Castles and S. Leibfried)

2005
Best article in the Politischen Vierteljahresschrift (2005), english Version printed in the World Political Science Review