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Marion Reiser, Univ.-Prof. Dr
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+49 3641 9-45420
Room 430
Carl-Zeiß-Straße 3
07743 Jena


Ines Schildhauer
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Room 431
Carl-Zeiß-Straße 3
07743 Jena

Research focuses

  • Political sociology
  • Party research
  • Elite research
  • Parliamentary research
  • Regional and local political research
  • Comparative democracy research
  • Psephology


Dr. Jörg Hebenstreit de

Dr. Anne Küppers de

Jonathan Rinne de

Permanent Research and Teaching Fellow

Dr. Michael Edinger de

Student Assistants

Volker Brandy, B.A.

Maximilian Nehring

Michelle Schmidt

Pauline Uhrmeister

Gideon Wessel

Student Assistants in the Sonderforschungsbereich 294 "Strukturwandel des Eigentums"

Julian Böltes, B.A.

Kevin Gimper, B.A.

Jannik Graner

Niklas Kutschka, B.A.

Johanna Mauer, B.A.

Marvin Renninger, B.A.

Profile of our work

The chair covers the entire range of topics related to the German political system in the European multi-level system. Our research and teaching focuses on the study of political parties, elites, parliament and elections. We include comparative perspectives as well as aspects of the Europeanization of the political system. In addition, the chair is also responsible for the training in the field of quantitative methods.

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