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Chair of Sustainability Transition Policy

At the Chair of Sustainability Transition Policy, we explore the policies needed for a transition to a climate-neutral future. Our work is rooted in transition studies, but is strongly interdisciplinary, building on theories and methods from different disciplines, including political science, economics and other social sciences.

Our focus lies on climate and energy policies, often with an empirical focus, both in research and teaching.


We are offering 4 new courses in SS 2024. All are relevant to "Sustainability" which is our core interest. International Politics (Bachelor IBS/IES, WiWi), first class Wednesday 17.4.2024, 8:00-9:30 in Lange Gasse LG H6 International Politics II (Bachelor SozÖk), first class Monday 15.4.2024...

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Come work on sustainability issues – We’re hiring a Postdoc! We are looking for a highly qualified researcher to join the new research group Sustainability Transition Policy at FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg, at the School of Business, Economics and Society in Nürnberg, Germany, as Akademischer Rat/Akademis...

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Starting in winter semester 2023, the Sustainability Transition Policy chair will start explore and teach how transitions to a climate-neutral future can happen, and particularly the role of governments and public policies in guiding transitions. Stay tuned - more news, results, and a quickly gr...

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