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Welcome to the website of Prof. Dr. Marius R. Busemeyer!

Welcome to our website! Our main focus is on the international comparison of education systems. Hence, our interests lie within the field of comparative politics, political economy, welfare state research and party politics. Both our research and teaching fall within these fields.

On the following pages you find information on the chair's team, our research, the different research projects, and courses taught at our chair.


Marius Busemeyer talks about Vocational Education and Social Inequality in International Comparison at the WSI-Herbstforum in Berlin.

Marius Busemeyer, Julian Garritzmann and Erik Neimanns presented results from the INVEDUC-project at the workshop "Pressures, Frames, and Feedback: Citizens in Changing Welfare States“ at the University of Gothenburg.

The schedule for the Research Workshop on Comparative Political Economy is ready! All interested students and staff are very welcome to participate!

Marius Busemeyer and Roula Nezi present results of the INVEDUC project at the APSA Conference in San Francisco.

Julian Garritzmann presented several research papers at the ECPR General Conference in Montreal and at the Annual ESPAnet Conference in Odense.

Roula Nezi talked to several media, including the Huffington Post, about the Greek parliamentary elections.

Marius Busemeyer was awarded the Stein Rokkan Prize for Comparative Social Science Research for his book "Skills and Inequality". The prize is awarded by the ECPR and the International Social Science Council (ISSC).

More news here.