Prof. Dr. Claus Offe

Emeritus

Claus Offe was Professor of Political Sociology at the Hertie School of Governance until 2015. 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-Universität zu 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.


Curriculum Vitae

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

Publications

Explore selected publications by Claus Offe on the Hertie School Research Repository or download an overview here.


Latest News

 


Claus Offe on how direct democracy is being used to shape highly consequential policy choices.

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The Hertie School faculty share their views on Brexit in a special edition of our newsletter.

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The University of New York Tirana conferred its first honorary degree.

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The weekly Die Zeit interviewed Claus Offe on the failure of austerity, the mistakes of Alexis Tsipras and the development of the EU (print only).

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New book now available

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

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Claus Offe argues for renaming the Theodor Eschenburg Prize for Political Sciences in Der Tagesspiegel (in German). <link...

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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...

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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...

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