Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - DYNAMICS

Summer Term 2021

The following courses are offered in the Summer Term 2021:


Core Theory: Advanced Theories of Policy Making

by Prof. Dr. Hanna Schwander

To understand public policy making, we study the political process with its key stages problem definition, agenda setting, policy formulation, implementation, evaluation and policy reforms. An important aspect of this part is the question of ... (read more)


Core Methods: Applied Longitudinal Data Analysis: Diversity across the Life Course

by Prof. Dr. Michaela Kreyenfeld

This course teaches basic sociological concepts and empirical methods that enable students to study mobility across the life course. How long does it take to leave poverty or unemployment? What determines upward mobility in the labor market? When do individuals leave education ... (read more)


Core Methods: Programming Methods for Data Retrieval and Management

by Dr. Christopher Gandrud

The web is full of data that are of great interest to scientists and businesses alike. Firms, public institutions and private users provide every imaginable type of information and new channels of communication ... (read more)

Prof. Heike Klüver

Research Seminar

by Prof. Dr. Heike Klüver

This seminar is designed as an interdisciplinary workshop in which doctoral researchers will present the progress of their dissertation projects. During the first academic year, the focus will be on developing the final dissertation proposal that is submitted at the end of the first year. During the second and third year, PhD students will present their ongoing work on the ... (read more)


Lecture Series

In order to not only guarantee interdisciplinary exchange within the Research Training Group, but also to encourage international exchange, a lecture series will be organized by the pillar coordinators. Renowned national and international scholars that are working on research questions related to Demography, Democratic Processes and Public Policy will be invited to present ... (read more)