Prof. Dr. Volker Schneider
Prof. Dr. Volker Schneider holds since 1997 the "Chair of Empirical Theory of the State" at the department of "Politics and Public Administration".
16.10.1952 born in Blaubeuren, married since 1978, three children
2013 - 2018 Dean of the Section Politics - Law - Economy at the University of Konstanz
2007 - 2008 Spokesperson of the Department of Politics and Public Administration at the University of Konstanz
2006 Visiting Fellow at the Center for European Studies, Harvard University
2002 - 2003 Spokesperson of the Department of Politics and Public Administration at the University of Konstanz
2001 Visiting Fellow at the Annenberg School of Communications, University of Southern California, Los Angeles
1998-1999 Dekan of the Faculty of Public Administration at the University of Konstanz
since 1997 Professor of Political Science, Chair of Empirical Theory of the State, University of Konstanz
1995 Habilitation at the Sociological Faculty of the University Mannheim; venia legendi in political science.
1986-1997 Research Employee at the Max-Planck-Institute for the Study of Societies, Köln
1982-1986 Doctoral studies at the European University Institute, Florenz, Italien. PhD in March 1986.
1979-1982 Studies of Business Sciences at the Université de Paris VIII, France (Degree: Licence en science économiques)
1977-1981 Studies of Politics and Business Sciences at the Free University Berlin (Degree: Dipl. Politologe)
1974-1977 Studies of Business Sciences at the University of Applied Economic Science in Mainz (Degree: Dipl.-Betriebswirt-FH).