28.01.2016
EU Executive Board meets at the University of Bremen

EU Executive Board meets at the University of Bremen

Conference and Workshop on Workforce Planning in the Healthcare Sector at House of Sciences and SOCIUM.

The EU Joint Action on Health Workforce Planning and Forecasting (www.healthworkforce.eu), which was inaugurated in 2013 for a period of three years, provides a central platform for the exchange of data, experience and concepts on workforce planning in the healthcare sector among European member states. Since 2013 the Joint Action Executive Board has until now met six times in different European cities; this time, the 7th meeting was held in Bremen. Professor Rothgang and his team, who represent Germany in the Joint Action, hosted a conference at the House of Sciences and the executive board at SOCIUM. Read more ...

12.01.2016
Reinhart Koselleck Grant of the DFG for Herbert Obinger

Reinhart Koselleck Grant of the DFG for Herbert Obinger

Nearly one million euros for research on "Draft, Military and the Development of the Welfare State in Europe".

According to the call for applications of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG German Research Foundation) Reinhart Koselleck Grants are supposed to enable innovative and high-risk research projects. Herbert Obinger, Professor of Comparative Politics and Comparative Social Policy Research, has now received one of these prestigious grants for his innovative research. The political scientist of the University of Bremen will compare European states on the question of whether and to what extent military and compulsory military service contributed to the development of welfare states. With this grant, the University of Bremen, once again, received a prestigious award of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft. Read more ...

19.11.2015
Carina Schmitt receives the Rudolf Wildenmann Prize 2015

Carina Schmitt receives the Rudolf Wildenmann Prize 2015

Best Research Paper of the Joint Sessions of the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR).

The Joint Sessions of the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) are one of the largest Political Science conferences. At the end of March 2015 they convened in Warsaw with 25 panels and more than 800 proposed papers. And it is now official: An international jury selected Carina Schmitt’s paper on "Social Security Development and Colonial Legacy" as the best research paper which was awarded the Rudolf Wildenmann Prize. Read more ...