• Member of the Scientific Board of the „Democracy Monitoring“ (Baden-Württemberg Foundation)
  • Member of the Steering Committe of the Wiki-platform participedia on democratic innovations worldwide
  • Since 2007 editor of the book series "politics" at the publishing house Klaus Wagenbach (Berlin) 
  • Since 1987 articles and reviews for German and Italian newspapers and journals 
  • Mentor for young researchers in the field "Participation and sustainable development in Europe", an initiative of the Austrian Ministry of Environment