Prof. Dr. habil. Sabine Riedel

Prof. Dr. habil. Sabine Riedel

Research Division: Global Issues
Senior Associate


phone:+49 30 88007-212

Professor for Political Science at the University Magdeburg

2009 Advanced training course at the Federal College for Security Studies (BAKS)

2006 Visiting professor, Alfred-Grosser-Chair, Sciences Po, Paris/Nancy

2003/04 Professor for Political Systems of Eastern Europe, Munich University

2002 Habilitation (postdoctoral thesis) in Political Science at the University Magdeburg

1992-2000 Senior Research Associate at the Südost-Institut Munich

Study of Political Science, Slavistic and Islam Studies at the University of Bonn

Areas of Expertise:

Arab Spring, Nation- and state-building, Political Islam / Islamism, Political system of the European Union, Regional and interstate conflicts

The cultural future of Europe, democracies in the change of societies, identity and minority conflicts, the many-voiced Islam in Europe, intercultural dialogues with Islamic states, relationship between religion and politics in the EU's neighbourhood (Eastern Europe and North Africa).

SWP Publications (selection):

Sabine Riedel

Secession or Solidarity

Catalonia Will Not Get Both Simultaneously

SWP Comment 2018/C 22, May 2018, 8 Pages
Katharina Gröber, Sabine Riedel

The EU's New Communication Policy

After the Failure of the Constitutional Treaty, now Plan D?

SWP Comment 2005/C 53, December 2005, 4 Pages
Sabine Riedel

Britain's Anti-Terror-Laws

Consequences for Civil Liberties and the Integration of British Muslims

SWP Comment 2005/C 48, November 2005, 8 Pages

External Publications (selection):

Sabine Riedel

The Role of Democratic State in Inter-Religious Relations

Theoretical and Historical Considerations in Respect of Countries in Transition

in: Julia Gerlach, Jochen Töpfer (Eds.): The Role of Religion in Eastern Europe Today, Wiesbaden 2015, pp. 55-79
Sabine Riedel

Nacionalismo regional

Retos políticos de una Europa en crisis

in: Joan Oliver Araujo (Ed.): El futuro territorial del estado español: ¿centralización, autonomía, federalismo o secesión?, Tirant Lo Blanch, Valencia 2014, p. 693-708
Sabine Riedel

Muslim Self Organisations between Etatism and Civil Society

Countries and Concepts

in: Mark Bodenstein, Axel Kreienbrink (eds.) Muslim Organisations and the State European Perspectives Nürnberg 2010, pp. 22-37
Sabine Riedel

Models of Church-State Relations in European Democracies

in: Journal of Religion in Europe, 1 (2008) 3, October 2008, pp. 251-272
Sabine Riedel

Musul'mane v Evrope: Koncepcii integratii

Мусульмане в Европе. Концепции интеграции

in: Vestnik analitiki (ВЕСТНИК АНАЛИТИКИ), 28, Februar 2007, S. 103-115

SWP Comments

Heribert Dieter
Stubbornly Germany First

Options for Reducing the World’s Largest Current Account Surplus

Andreas Goldthau, Martin Keim, Kirsten Westphal
The Geopolitics of Energy Transformation

Governing the Shift: Transformation Dividends, Systemic Risks and New Uncertainties

SWP Research Papers