Institute of Political Science

Institute of Political Science

Welcome to the website of the Institute of Political Science at the University of Tübingen. Founded in 1952, we are the oldest political science department in Germany, and a renowned centre of excellence in both teaching and research. We offer a wide range of courses and programmes in political science for both BA and MA students. Cutting edge research is undertaken in our research units led by our professors, all international specialists in their respective fields. 


Abels, Gabriele (Professor)

Abels, Joscha (Research Officer)

Afscharian, Dominic (Research Officer - Fus-Project)

Andrä, Christine (Research Officer)

Augenstein, Lea (Research Officer)

Barrios, Harald (Private Lecturer)

Berten, John (Research Officer / Lecturer)

Betz, Johanna (Research Officer - Project GROEG)

Bieling, Hans-Jürgen (Professor)

Bruzelius, Cecilia (Junior Professor)

Buchner, Julia (Administration)

Buhr, Daniel (Adjunct Supernumery Professor)

Conradi, Elisabeth (Private Lecturer)

Cress, Anne (Research Officer)

Dierksmeier, Claus (Professor)

Diez, Thomas (Professor)

Dreier, Volker (Private Lecturer)

Edel, Mirjam (Senior Lecturer, tenured)

Eilfort, Michael (Honorary Professor)

Frankenberger, Rolf (Senior Lecturer, tenured / Academic Counsellor)

Frech, Siegfried (Honorary Professor)

Futterer, Andrea (Research Officer - Project GROEG)

Gater-Smith, Philip (Teach at Tuebingen-Lecturer)

Glynn, Natalie (Research Officer / Lecturer)

Große Hüttmann, Martin (Senior Lecturer, tenured / Academic Counsellor)

Guntrum, Simon (Research Officer)

Hasenclever, Andreas (Professor)

Huke, Nikolai (Research Officer - Project WuDiD)

Jäger, Uli (Honorary Professor)

Jopp, Mathias (Honorary Professor)

Kiefer, Maximilian (Research Officer)

Kuisma, Mikko (MPPSC Program Lead)

Locher-Finke, Birgit (Honorary Professor)

Löw, Christine (TEA-Guest Professor)

Lucke, Franz von (Research Officer)

Meier-Braun, Karl-Heinz (Honorary Professor)

Menze, Thore (Research Officer - Fus-Project)

Messerschmidt, Maike (Research Officer)

Mohr, Edward (Research Officer - Fus-Project)

Nagel, Melanie (Research Officer - Project GROEG)

Nickisch, Petra (Administration)

Pawlowski, Natalie (Research Officer)

Plieninger, Jürgen (Librarian)

Reiss, Lea (Research Officer - MiSP-Project)

Sändig, Jan (Research Officer)

Schlag, Gabi (Senior Lecturer, tenured / Academic Counsellor)

Schlumberger, Oliver (Professor)

Schrogl, Kai-Uwe (Honorary Professor)

Schulten, Thorsten (Honorary Professor)

Seeleib-Kaiser, Martin (Professor)

Settgast, Regine (Administration)

Sowula, Jakob (wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter)

Templ, Karl-Ulrich (Lecturer)

Tocci, Natalie (Honorary Professor)

Trautner, Bernhard (Honorary Professor)

Tremmel, Jörg (Adjunct Supernumery Professor)

Wagner, Stief (Administration)

Wehling, Hans-Georg (Honorary Professor)

Zolleis, Udo (Honorary Professor)



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