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Christian Welzel

  • Christian Welzel has been at HSE since 2010.

Education, Degrees and Academic Titles

  • 2000
    Associate Professor
  • 2000

    Doctor of Sciences* in Political Science
    Freie Universität Berlin

  • 1996

    PhD in Political Science
    Universität Potsdam

  • 1991

    Master in Political Science and Economic History
    Universität des Saarlandes

* Doctor of Sciences
A post-doctoral degree called Doctor of Sciences is given to reflect second advanced research qualifications or higher doctorates in ISCED 2011.

Awards and Accomplishments

2014- Alexander L. George Award

2014 - Stein Rokkan Prize

Courses (2014/2015)

Courses (2013/2014)

Human Empowerment (Master’s programme; Faculty of Sociology; programme "Contemporary Social Analysis"; 1 year, 3 module)

Courses (2012/2013)

Human empowerment (Master’s programme; Faculty of Sociology; programme "Contemporary Social Analysis"; 1 year, 1, 2 module)


'My Nickname at School Was 'Professor'. I Had to Live up to It'

Why do people become researchers and pursue careers in science? What is more important for them – self-fulfillment or financial incentives? On the day before Russia celebrated Science Day on Feb 8, HSE’s news service talked to researchers working at HSE about what motivated them to become scientists.

4th International annual conference of the LCSR - overview from the students

MA Comparative Social Research student shares her impressions on attending the conference

Conference in St. Petersburg: ‘Cultural and Economic Changes under Cross-national Perspective’

From November 10 to 14, the HSE Laboratory for Comparative Social Research’s (LCSR NRU HSE) 4th International Annual Research Conference ‘Cultural and Economic changes under cross-national perspective’ will take place in St. Petersburg. The programme includes dozens of themed sessions on current social, political and economic problems, and lectures by the world’s leading sociologists.

HSE Professor Christian Welzel awarded 2014 Stein Rokkan Prize

New Master’s Programme in Sociology for Aspiring Young Researchers

A new English-taught master’s programme at the HSE, ‘International Master in Comparative Social Research’, will allow students to acquire the knowledge and skills that are in demand on the global market for social research. Applications are due by May 31, 2014.

Professor  Hermann Dülmer, University of Cologne: ‘I find cooperation with the HSE highly attractive both, for methodological and substantive reasons ’

Laboratory for Comparative Social Research of the National Research University Higher School of Economics has organized the 3d LCSR Summer School on “Multilevel Confirmatory Factor Analysis (MCFA) and Multilevel Structural Equation Modeling (MSEM) in MPLUS”. The main course in the LCSR Summer school will be held by professor Hermann Dülmer. The HSE news portal asked Professor  Dülmer to tell us about his plans for the LCRS Summer School and about how he first got involved with the HSE.

New, but Already Successful

On November 25th a reporting conference of the HSE Laboratory for Comparative Social Research (LCSR) on ‘Comparative Sociology in Quantitative Perspective’ was held at the HSE.