Armingeon Klaus

Data inizio – Data fine: 01 Marzo 2022 - 31 Maggio 2022
Ente di provenienza: University of Zurich
Dipartimento di destinazione: DIGEP - Dipartimento di Ingegneria Gestionale e della Produzione
Coordinatore al Politecnico: STEFANO SACCHI

Prof. Klaus Armingeon is a political scientist working in the fields of comparative political economy and sociology as well as European integration. In comparative political economy and sociology, his scholarship focuses on questions such as inequality in political participation, interest representation by trade unions, party polarization, corporatism, welfare state development, austerity, liberalization, and redistribution. Prof. Armingeon’s research in European Studies focuses on the interaction between national welfare states and the logics and requirements of European integration. He has been increasingly concerned about the links between rationality and citizens’ political awareness, democratic politics at the elite level, and public policy. Prof. Armingeon is currently working as an associated researcher at the Department of Political Science at the University of Zurich and a long-term guest professor at the University of Trento. He is also a guest professor at the University of Milan. From 1993-2020, he served as a professor of comparative and European politics at the University of Bern, where he is Professor Emeritus. Over his career, prof. Armingeon has organized several cross-national data sets spanning long time periods. The ‘Comparative Political Data Set’ ( and the ‘Liberalization Data Set’ ( are among them. Prof. Armingeon has been a referee for several grant institutions, including the European Commission, the Swiss National Science Foundation, the German National Science Foundation, the European Science Foundation, the Czech Science Fondation, the Research Council of Norway. He has sat in the editorial boards of several international political science journals, including Comparative Political Studies, West European Politics and the European Journal of Political Research. He was member of the Executive committee of the European Consortium for Political Research, Chair of the Swiss Political Science Association, editor of Swiss Political Science Review, Director of the Istitute of political science and Dean of the faculty of economics and social science at the University of Bern.