Full Professorship for Political Science specializing in Politics and Governance of the European Union

University of Freiburg

The Faculty of Humanities of the University of Freiburg invites applications for a Full Professorship (W 3) for political science specializing in Politics and governance of the European Union in the Department of Political science.
  • Application deadline: 14.08.2024
  • Publication date: 02.07.2024
  • Start-date: At the earliest possible date.
  • Fulltime position
  • Id no.: 00003855


This professorship is also particularly suitable for highly qualified early career researchers.

The research focus of the professorship should be on analysing the diverse aspects of the EuropeanUnion and its politics. The areas should include policies, political processes, institutions and governancestructures. The research approach should be using qualitative and/or quantitative methods. Integrationinto European research networks should be visible. The professorship participates in all degreeprogrammes offered by the Department of Politics with courses from its area of expertise.

Prerequisites for the employment of Professors are a university degree, an outstanding dissertation andan excellent publication record. Substantial achievements and experience in academic research andteaching, at the level of a Habilitation according to the German academic system, are expected.

The following application documents are to be submitted:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Certificates of degrees and academic qualifications
  • Complete list of publications with specifying the five most important publications
  • List of courses held
  • Concept paper (max. 2 pages) on the planned development of the field of Political Theory at theUniversity of Freiburg

We will be particularly pleased to receive applications from women for the position advertised here.

The university supports individuals appointed to professorial positions through a Dual Career Service and a Family Service.


Please send your application including supporting documents mentioned above and the application form citing the reference number 00003855, by 14.08.2024 at the latest. Please send your application to the following address in written or electronic form:

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
Dekanat der Philosophischen Fakultät
Dekan Prof. Dr. Daniel Leese
Werthmannstraße 8
79098 Freiburg

ELECTRONIC: philosfak@dekanate.uni-freiburg.de

For further information, please contact Bettina Ragen on the phone number +49 761 203-3371 or E-Mail philosfak@dekanate.uni-freiburg.de. Further information on the appointment procedure can be found in the Code for Practice for professorial appointments (in German).