Prof. Dr. Claus Offe

Professor of Political Sociology

Claus Offe teaches Political Sociology at the Hertie School of Governance. He completed his PhD at the University of Frankfurt and his Habilitation at the University of Konstanz. In Germany, he has held chairs for Political Science and Political Sociology at the Universities of Bielefeld (1975-1989) and Bremen (1989-1995), as well as at the Humboldt-University of Berlin (1995-2005). He has worked as fellow and visiting professor at, among others, the Institutes for Advanced Study in Stanford, Princeton, and the Australian National University as well as Harvard University, the University of California at Berkeley and the New School University, New York.


Latest News

Federal Elections: Hertie School experts in the media

24.09.2013

Media all over the world have requested expert opinions and comments by the Hertie School Faculty for the German Federal Elections that took place on 22 September. Henrik Enderlein has been interviewed for BBC news, CNN and CNBC... [more]


Curriculum Vitae

Claus Offe's curriculum vitae is available online or as a PDF for download.

Publications

An overview of Claus Offe's publications is available as a PDF for download.

 

Selected Media Appearances

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24.02.2014

A recording of the panel discussion on 18 February with Anton Hofreiter (Green Party), Mariam Lau (Die Zeit), and Claus Offe (Hertie School) about political progress is available on rbb inforadio.


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Contact Details

Ines Andre-Schulze
Assistant to Christian Joerges and Claus Offe
Professor of Political Sociology