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Prof. Dr. Mathias Albert


1. Faculty of Sociology / People / Professors

Professor of Political Science

+49 521 106-3999  
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Terminvereinbarung für Studierende in Bezug auf laufende Lehrveranstaltungen immer am Rande von Sitzungen der Lehververanstaltung!

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Nr. 363 im Gebäude X - Magistrale - Ebene C2

3. Faculty of Sociology / Coordinator / Course Coordinator

Course Coordinator BA Political Science

4. Institute for World Society Studies

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Curriculum Vitae

Academic Degrees

  • “Habilitation”, Darmstadt University of Technology, November 2000
  • Dr. phil., Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University, Frankfurt/M., February 1996
  • M.A., Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University, Frankfurt/M., November 1992.

Academic Education

  • 1993 - 1996 Doctoral Studies at Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University, Frankfurt/M. and University of Kent at Canterbury (1993-1994).
  • 1987 - 1992 Undergraduate and graduate studies in Political Science, Law, and Philosophy at Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University, Frankfurt/M., and George Washington University, Washington, DC (1989-90).

Professional Positions

  • Academic Year 2014/2015 Hannah-Arendt-Visiting Chair, University of Toronto
  • Since March 2001 Full Professor (C4, since 2007 W3) of Political Science at Bielefeld University.
  • November 2000 - February 2001 Acting Professor of Political Science at Bielefeld University.
  • October 1999 – October 2000 Assistant Professor, Institute for Political Science, Darmstadt University of Technology.
  • January - September 1999 Habilitation Fellow of the German Research Council (DFG).
  • April 1996 - April 1998 Research Associate at Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universitäty Frankfurt/M. and Adjunct Assistant Professor at New Mexico State University (October 1996-June 1997).
  • April 1988-March 1996 Various teaching and research assistantships and free-lance research contractsat Peace Research Institute Frankfurt, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University, and Institute for International Research Frankfurt.

Current research topics

  • World society theory
  • The Sociology of international relations
  • Global Conflict Studies
  • The Geopolitics of the Polar Regions
  • Youth studies
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