Political Science

Visiting address
Pleinlaan 5
2nd floor, room 2.70
Postal address
Pleinlaan 2
Phone: +32-2-6292027


  • Kris Deschouwer is research professor in the Department of Political Science.

    His research and publications deal with political parties, elections, political representation, regionalism, federalism and consociational democracy and Belgian politics.

    He was between 2007 and 2017 the central co-ordinator of the Inter-University Attraction Pole PARTIREP (Political participation and representation in modern democracies) and is currently co-promoter of the Research Programme on Evaluating Democratic Governance in Europe (EDGE).

    He has been co-editor of the European Journal of Political Research (2003-2009). He is a member of the Executive Committee of the ECPR (2014-2020).

    He has held teaching and research positions at the University of Bergen, the Université de Lille, the Université de Aix-en-Provence, the Université de Lausanne, the European University Institute in Firenze, the Australian National University, the Universität Mannheim and the University of Siena.

Research output

  1. Minder lokale mandatarissen in Brussel? Scenario’s en impact

    Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

  2. Federal reform and the quality of representation in Belgium

    Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

  3. Besturen in Brussel: Lokale besturen

    Research output: ResearchOther report

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  1. Representation and Democratic Resentment

    Project: FundamentalPolitical and social sciences

  2. Strategic Research Programme: Evaluating Democratic Governance in Europe (EDGE)

    Project: FundamentalPolitical and social sciences

  3. Catch 22: voters between Left/Right and EU-integration

    Project: FundamentalPolitical and social sciences

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  1. Participatie en Representatie (Journal)

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activity

  2. Stemtesten testen

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar

  3. Impacts of EU involvement on national parties

    Activity: Talk or presentationTalk or presentation at a workshop/seminar

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  1. Binnenlandse Francqui Leerstoel aan de ULB

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  2. Chaire d'honneur de la Ville de Lausanne

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

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