Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - DYNAMICS

Summer Term 2023

The following courses are offered in the Summer Term 2023:


Core Theory: Welfare States in Transition

by Prof. Dr. Anke Hassel

Welfare states in advanced industrial democracies have faced transformative change over the last three decades. As economies have moved from manufacturing to service sector jobs, the role of financial services has risen, and the knowledge economy has started to embrace automation ... (read more)


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

by Prof. Dr. Michaela Kreyenfeld

This course introduces our PhD students to the central concepts and theories of demographic research. The course introduces basic demographic concepts, such as the Lexis-diagram, the life course perspective and discusses the problem of separating ... (read more)


Core Methods: Programming Methods for Data Management & Retrieval

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)