Jakob Frateur graduated in History and, later, Political Science at the University of Antwerp, where he is now undergoing his PhD research. HIs initial research was on the topic of representation in multilevel systems in the political science department, and now he is looking at the topic of political trust in multilevel systems in times of crisis (both law and political science).

Jakob's research is interdisciplinary, both relating to law and to political science. As such, he is also affiliated with the Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Poltical Science, research group (PPG) as well as the GOVTRUST centre of excellence.

Areas of Expertise: 

  • Political Trust 
  • Multilevel Governance
  • (Belgian) Federal System(s)
  • Crisis Governance

Selected Publications: 

Full Publication List: repository.uantwerpen.be/acadbib/irua/22807/N

Selected Projects: 

  • LEGITIMULT project (Horizon Europe, funded by the EC) 


ORCID: 0000-0002-5184-9405