Welcome!

My name is Swen Hutter and I am Lichtenberg-Professor in Political Sociology at Freie Universität Berlin. Moreover, I am Vice Director of the Center for Civil Society Research in Berlin, a joint initiative of Freie Universität and the Berlin Social Science Research Center WZB.

My main research interests include political conflict, social movements, party compeititon, civil society, political participation and cleavage structures.

If you are interested in my recent work, you are very welcome to have a look at the news posted on the right side of this page. Thank you!