Our researchers investigate inequality in areas such as education, employment and political rights. We study how people perceive these inequalities, how they lead to collective mobilization, and how political actors respond to them.
Researchers at the University of Konstanz and the University of Mannheim release analysis of a national survey in Germany: One in two Germans would be willing to take part in climate protests; more than one in three support a CO2 tax. These are the results of a national survey published by the organizational researchers Sebastian Koos (University of Konstanz) and Elias Naumann (University of Mannheim). The full text is available in German.
For his investigation of job performance evaluations of migrants in service jobs, organizational researcher Prof Dr Florian Kunze has received an award for international research papers, presented by the Academy of Management division on “Organizational Behavior”.
The University of Konstanz will also be funded as a University of Excellence within the context of the new German Excellence Strategy competition. Nationwide, only six universities have been continuously funded as a University of Excellence since 2007.