Manager|Research Associate

Visitor address

S4|22, Raum 308  
Landwehrstr. 48A
64293 Darmstadt      


Timo Alexander Richter has been a research assistant at the Institute of Political Science since 2017, first at the chair “Political System of the FRG and Comparison of Political Systems” under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Arthur Benz and since 2020 at the chair “International Relations” under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Markus Lederer. Since 2023, Mr. Richter is also the Manager of the Research Training Group “Standards of Governance” for the Chair of Transnational Governance.

His dissertation project examines the effectiveness of European energy market coordination at the level of ministerial administrative actors.

Research Focus

  • Energy market regulation
  • Administrative coordination
  • Municipal finances
  • Digitalisation
  • Statistical analysis methods

Curriculum Vitae (short version)

Manager of the Research Training Group Standards of Governance – Chair of Transnational Governance (TU Darmstadt)
Research Associate – Chair of International Relations (TU Darmstadt)
2017-2020Research Associate – DFG Project: Linking National and International Administration (TU Darmstadt)
2015-2017Student – M.A. Governance and Public Policy (TU Darmstadt)
2013-2017Student Assistant – Chair of Local Politics and Administrative Science (TU Darmstadt)
2012-2015Student – B.A. Political Science (TU Darmstadt)