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 Emmy-Noether Project "The Politics of Education and Training Reforms in Western Welfare States", and courses taught at our chair.
Office hour during summer term 2012: Wednesday 09:00-10:00 am. Please sign in at the list in front of D236.
Prof. Marius R. Busemeyer and Aurélien Abrassart will give a speach on education policy on May 30 and 31 at Sciences Po, Paris.
Call for Paper for the special issue of the Socio-Economic Review on "The political economy of skills and inequality".
We warmly welcome Aurélien Abrassart at our chair! Aurélien Abrassart will cover some of Prof. Marius Busemeyer's teaching and offers two seminars during the summer term 2013.
Within his research project "Collective Skill Formation in Liberal Market Economies" Janis Vossiek spent seven weeks in Australia to interview experts in Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra and Adelaide.
Starting 1. April 2013, a new research project started at our chair: Investing in Education in Europe: Attitudes, Politics and Policies (INVEDUC). The project is funded by a ERC-Starting Grant amounting to 1.5 M. Euro. We are happy to welcome our new colleagues Roula Nezi and Erik Neimanns!
More news here.