Institute of Political Science

Prof. Dr. Oliver Schlumberger

Contact Information

Institute of Political Science

Melanchthonstr. 36

72074 Tübingen, Germany

Room 116

Phone: +49 7071/ 29-7 83 72

mailto: mena(at)ifp.uni-tuebingen.de

 

Professor

Office hours

Due to the current general situation and the need to slow down infection rates with SARS-CoV-2, and thereby to protect groups at risk, Professor Schlumberger is working in home-office mode until further notice.

For those who need an office hour, there will be one via Skype 6th April between 2:00 pm and 3:30 pm.

If you need an office hour, please contact Mrs. Stephanie Wagner for scheduling: menaspam prevention@ifp.uni-tuebingen.de.

For PhD Students

If you consider choosing Professor Schlumberger as your PhD supervisor, please bear in mind that some general requirements need to be met. You should have completed a Masters degree in political science (grade 2,0 and better); very good english skills are essential. When applying, the following documents ahould be handed in:

o Research qeustion and its justification

o Research design

o Proposal methodology

o Time horizon and tentative work plan

o Possible results

o Tentative list of core references (min. one page)

For further information, please follow the link here.

 

Academic and Professional Background

Find Professor Schlumberger's Curriculum Vitae here.

 

"Who's Who in the World"

Professor Schlumberger continues to be listed in the globally renowned Marquis"Who's Who in the World". This honour was first bestowed upon him in 2010. As stated in the award, it "is limited to those individuals who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in their own fields of endeavour and who have, hereby, contributed significantly to the betterment of contemporary society."

Please find the website here.

Research Interests

Comparative Study of Political Regimes

Democratization and Authoritarianism

Development Policy

Good Governance

Politics of the Middle East

Political Economy of Developing Countries.

 

Teaching

Comparative Politics (Summer Term 2020)

Concepts and Theories of Political Rule (Summer Term 2020)

Introcuction to Comparative Politics: Developing Countires (Summer Term 2020)

Forschungskolloquium FFMO (Summer Term 2020)

Comparative Politics (Summer Term 2019)

Concepts and Theories of Political Rule (Summer Term 2019)

Introduction to Comparative Politics: The Middle East (Summer Term 2019)

Forschungskolloquium FFMO (Summer Term 2019)

Regime Change and Democratization (Winter Term 2018-19)

Politische Theorie: Wissenschaftstheorie und Theorien politischen Systemwechsels (Winter Term 2018-19)

CMEPS-Forschungskolloquium (Winter Term 2018-19)

Foundations and Key Concepts of Political Science (Winter Term 2018-19)

Introduction to Comparative Politics: Developing Countries A (Summer Term 2018)

Introduction to Comparative Politics: Developing Countries B (Summer Term 2018)

Introduction to Comparative Politics: the Middle East (Summer Term 2018)

Research Seminar: Comparative Politics (Summer Term 2018)

Middle East Politics and Societies (Winter Term 2017-18)

Regime Change and Democratization (Winter Term 2017-18)

CMEPS-Forschungskolloquium (Winter Term 2017-18)

Foundations and Key Concepts of Political Science (Winter Term 2017-18)

Comparative Politics (Summer Term 2017)

Introduction to Comparative Politics: Developing Countries (Summer Term 2017)

Comparative Politics of the Middle East (Summer Term 2017)

Political Economy of the Middle East (Summer Term 2017)

Research Forum Middle East and Comparative Politics (FFMO) (Summer Term 2017)

Key Concepts and Foundations of Political Science (Winter Term 2016-17)

Regime Change and Democratization (Winter Term 2016-17)

International Thesis Colloquium (CMEPS) (Winter Term 2016-17)

Research Forum Middle East and Comparative Politics (FFMO) (Winter Term 2016-17)

Comparative Politics (Summer Term 2016)

Comparative Politics of Developing Countries (Summer Term 2016)

Authoritarianism, Revolution and State Fragility (Summer Term 2016)

Forschungskolloquium (FFMO) (Summer Term 2016)

CMEPS-Forschungskolloquium (Winter Term 2015-16)

Einführung in die Politikwissenschaft (Winter Term 2015-16)

Forschungskolloquium (FFMO) (Winter Term 2015-16)

Foundation and Key Concepts of Political Science (Winter Term 2015-16)

Regime Change and Democratization (CMEPS) (Winter Term 2015-16)

Vergleichende Analyse Politischer Systeme: Developing Countries (Winter Term 2015-16)

Politische Theorie: Demokratisierungs- und Transitionstheorien (Summer Term 2015)

Authoritarianism, Revolution and Statehood in the Middle East - A Policy Briefing Course (Summer Term 2015)

Research Colloquium Comparative and Middle East (FFMO) (Summer Term 2015)

Schriftliches und mündliches Bewerben für Politikwissenschaftler*innen (Summer Term 2015)

Regime Change and Democratization (CMEPS) (Winter Term 2014-15)

International Thesis Colloquium (CMEPS) (Winter Term 2014-15)

Foundations and Key Concepts of Political Science (CMEPS) (Winter Term 2014-15)

Forschungsseminar (FFMO) (Winter Term 2014-15)

Comparative Politics of Developing Countries (Winter Term 2014-15)

 

Research Colloquium Comparative Politics / Middle East Politics (FFMO) (Summer Term 2014)

Politische Theorie: Theorien politischen Systemwechsels (Summer Term 2014)

Comparative Politics - an Introduction (Summer Term 2014)

Research Colloquium Comparative Politics / Middle East Politics (FFMO) (Winter Term 2013-14)

Regime Change and Democratization (Winter Term 2013-14)

Einführung in die Politikwissenschaft (Winter Term 2013-14)

Vergleichende Analyse politischer Systeme: Comparative Politics of Developing Countries (Winter Term 2012-13)

Regime Change and Democratization (Winter Term 2012-13)

Research Forum Middle East and Comparative Politics (FFMO) (Winter Term 2012-13)

Development Politics and Cooperation (Winter Term 2012-13)

Research Forum Middle East and Comparative Politics (FFMO) (Summer Term 2012)

Politische Theorie: Theorien politischen Systemwechsels (Summer Term 2012)

Comparative Politics - An Introduction (Summer Term 2012)

Authoritarianism, Revolution and State Fragility in the Middle East : Politics after the Arab Spring (Summer Term 2012)

Comparative Politics of Developing Countries (Winter Term 2011-12)

Einführung in die Politikwissenschaft (Winter Term 2011-12)

Political Economy of the Middle East (Winter Term 2011-12)

Research Forum Middle East and Comparative Politics (FFMO) (Winter Term 2011-12)

Research Colloquium Middle East and Comparative Politics (FFMO) (Summer Term 2011)

Politische Theorie: Transitionstheorien (Summer Term 2011)

International Relations and Regional Order in the Middle East (Summer Term 2011)

International Policy Analysis: Good Governance and Democracy Promotion (Summer Term 2011)

 

Vergleichende Analyse politischer Systeme: Comparative Politics of Developing Countries (Winter Term 2010-11)

Research Forum Middle East and Comparative Politics (FFMO) (Winter Term 2010-11)

Entwicklungspolitik (Winter Term 2010-11)

Einführung in die Politikwissenschaft (Winter Term 2010-11)

 

Theorien politischen Systemwechsels (Summer Term 2010)

Politische Ökonomie des Vorderen Orients (Summer Term 2010)

International Relations and Regional Order of the Middle East (Summer Term 2010)

Forschungsforum Moderner Orient - FFMO (Summer Term 2010)

Comparative Politics of the Middle East (Summer Term 2010)

Vergleichende Analyse politischer Systeme in Entwicklungsländern (Winter Term 2009-10)

Politikfeldanalysen: Ausgewählte Probleme der Entwicklungspolitik (Winter Term 2009-10)

Konzepte und Theorien politischer Herrschaft: Was liegt zwischen Nordkorea und Schweden? Theoretische Ansätze in der politischen Regimeforschung (Winter Term 2009-10)

International Democracy Assistance and the Middle East (Winter Term 2009-10)

Forschungsforum Moderner Orient - FFMO (Winter Term 2009-10)

Zwischen Autoritarismus, Reform und Failing States: Nicht-demokratische politische Systeme des Vorderen Orients (Summer Term 2009)

Vergleichende Analyse politischer Herrschaft: Autoritarismus, politische Reformen und staatliche Fragilität im Vorderen Orient (Summer Term 2009)

Forschungsforum Moderner Orient - FFMO (Summer Term 2009)

Einführung in die Politische Theorie: Demokratisierung und politische Transformationstheorien (Summer Term 2009)