Prof. Dr. Markus Tepe

+49 441 798-4563

A06 3-317


Petra Oetken-Brinkmann

+49 441 798-4964

+49 441 798-2631

A06 4-416

Research Training Group SEAS


Center for Digital Innovations
Lower Saxony

Political System of Germany

Political System of Germany

Welcome to the homepage of the work group "Political System of Germany".

On the following pages, you can learn more about the group and about its teaching and research focus.


Participation of our student assistants Leena Maaßen and Torren Frank on the day of teaching and learning in a student project "around Corona"

Research grant approved. In the research project "Intelligent Self-Service Systems in the Local Administration of Lower Saxony" Prof. Dr. Markus Tepe and Dr. Christine Prokop, in cooperation with OFFIS and the City of Oldenburg, are investigating the question of how intelligent self-service systems can be integrated into the local administration. The project is funded from October 2020 to September 2023 by the "PRO*Niedersachsen" program of the Lower Saxony Ministry of Science (MWK).

This summer semester Prof. Dr. Markus Tepe is in a research semester. You can reach Prof. Dr. Tepe in his video conference on Tuesday from 14-15 o'clock (registration via StudIP).

Center for Digital Innovations Lower Saxony (ZDIN): Markus Tepe is a new member of the Center for Digital Innovations Lower Saxony (ZDIN). There he represents the area of policy research and behavior-oriented administrative science.

Paper accepted.  Tepe, Markus, Pieter Vanhuysse and Maximilian Lutz. 2020. Merit, Luck and Taxes. Societal Reward Rules, Self-Interest and Ideology in a Real-Effort Voting Experiment, Political Research Quarterly (accepted)

Paper accepted. Jankowski, Michael, Christina-Marie Juen and Markus Tepe 2020. The Impact of Anti-Establishment Parties on the Electoral Success of Independent Local Lists. Evidence from Germany, Party Politics (accepted)

Paper online first. Jankowski, Michael, Christine Prokop and Markus Tepe 2020. Representative Bureaucracy and Public Hiring Preferences. Evidence from a Conjoint Experiment among German Municipal Civil Servants and Private Sector Employees, Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory (online first)

Panel on "Behavioral consequences of AI, big data and algorithmic decision-making in public services" Chairs: Christine Prokop & Stephan Grimmelikhuijsen. Call for Papers for the ECPR General Conference, held in Innsbruck/Austria, 26-28 August 2020.

(Changed: 2020-11-25)