Prof. Dr. Frank Bätge is a university lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences for Public Administration NRW as well as a lecturer at the German University of Administrative Sciences in Speyer and at the NRW School of Governance at the University of Duisburg-Essen. Prior to his appointment, he worked as a legal advisor in local government. His research focuses on the areas of municipal law and the law of political participation.
He is particularly interested in legal issues of e-democracy and e-participation. He has written various publications in this field and is co-editor of the journal “Kommunalpraxis Wahlen” as well as of the series “Besonderes Verwaltungsrecht”.