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.
In the winter term 2013/14 Dr. Ulrich Glassmann is the chair substitute.
Members of the chair gave several speaches at important conferences in political science: Prof. Marius Busemeyer and Julian Garritzmann presented results of their research at the CES Conference for Europeanists in Amsterdam where Marius Busemeyer chaired a Roundtable on "The Euro Crisis and Questions of Legitimacy". Roula Nezi presented results on economic voting at the EPSA-Konferenz in Barcelona. Marius Busemeyer and Janis Vossiek presented their research projects at the SASE-Konferenz in Mailand. Julian Garritzmann was invited to present his dissertation at the ESPAnet Doctoral Workshops at MZES Mannheim.
Victory over the Law Department at the "Professorennacht" on May 22!
Prof. Marius R. Busemeyer gave an interview on youth unemployment in Europe at br.de.
Prof. Marius R. Busemeyer and Aurélien Abrassart will give a speach on education policy on May 30 and 31 at Sciences Po, Paris.
More news here.