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Prof. Dr. Paul W. Thurner

Prof. Dr. Paul W. Thurner



Department of Political Science
Chair for Empirical Political Research and Policy Analysis
Oettingenstr. 67
80538 Munich

Room: H012
Phone: + 49 (0) 89 / 2180 9080
Fax: + 49 (0) 89 / 2180 9092

Website: Lehrstuhl für Empirische Politikforschung und Policy Analysis

Office hours:
By agreement

Further Information

Academic Positions

  • Since 3/2008:         University of Munich,
                                   Faculty of Social Sciences Professor,
                                   Chair, Empirical Political Science and Policy Analysis


  • 12/2004:                University of Mannheim,
                                   Habilitation in Political Science
  • 3/1992-3/1995:     University of Mannheim,
                                  Doctoral Dissertation (Summa Cum Laude)

 Awards, Fellowships

  • Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes (M.A. study grant)
  • German Academic Exchange Service, Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris grant
  • German Research Foundation (Dissertation grant)
  • Center for Interdisciplinary Research (ZiF) Bielefeld, Research Group ‘Procedural
    Approaches to Conflict Resolution’ Research Fellow grant

Publications (recent)


Book Chapters

  • Thurner, Paul W., 2017: Networks in European Union Politics. In: Victor, Jennifer Nicoll, Alexander H. Montgomery, and Mark Lubell (eds.): Oxford Handbook on Political Networks. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Articles in Refereed Journals

Teaching at the LMU

Winter Semester 2016/2017

  • Lecture: Political Science Methods for Graduate Students
  • Seminar: Causen and Consequences of Intrastate Conflicts
  • Seminar: Selected Quantitative Applications in International International Relations
  • Master and PhD Students Seminar