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Political Science, European Politics

Prof. Dr. Thomas König

Prof. Dr. Thomas König
Professorship of Political Science, European Politics
University of Mannheim
School of Social Sciences
A 5, 6 – Room 353
68159 Mannheim
Consultation hour(s):
Appointments: uhorn@uni-mannheim.de

Professor Dr. Thomas König  and his team focus their analytical-empirical research on the development and application of theories of political decision making. Currently, the main area of research is on political reforms applied to the study of the European Union, United Nations, Kyoto and domestic Politics within the Collaborative Research Center “Political Economy of Reforms”. The aim is to improve the understanding of politics, which is acknowledged internationally. The teaching comprises courses on European and comparative politics for undergraduate and graduate students, mostly in English. Qualified graduate students can also take part in tuition-free exchange programs with leading U.S. universities such as New York University, Rice University, Washington University in St. Louis. Another teaching activity for graduates is the hosting of the annual EITM Europe Summer Institute. On this website you can find recent publications and the corresponding replication materials.

The Chair at a Glance

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Teaching

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Research

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Team

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Contact

Ursula Horn

Ursula Horn

Foreign Language Secretary
University of Mannheim
Chair of Political Science, European Politics
A 5, 6 – Room 353
68159 Mannheim
Attendance:
Tue–Thur 9 a.m.–1 p.m.
Mon, Fri 12.30–4.30 p.m.