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Tobias Tesche holds a PhD in Political Sciences from the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence, Italy. His research focuses on EMU governance, the politics of banking union and the political economy of fiscal councils. His academic peer-reviewed articles have been published in the JCMS: Journal of Common Market Studies, the Journal of European Integration, the Journal of Contemporary European Research and the Journal of Contemporary European Studies.  

He received a diploma in International Economics from Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel, an MA in International Affairs from the School of International Service at American University in Washington, DC and a Master of Research in Political Science from the EUI. 

He was an exchange student at the Marmara University in Istanbul and at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He served as an intern to the European Union Delegation to the USA in Washington, DC and to the Permanent Mission of the Federal Republic of Germany to the United Nations in New York. From 2013 to 2014 he worked as a trainee in the EU Institutions & Fora Division in the Directorate-General International and European Relations at the European Central Bank in Frankfurt dealing with EMU governance issues. From 2018 to 2019 he worked as a Policy Officer in the Secretariat-General of the European Commission.