Ulrich Schmid

Ulrich Schmid

Ulrich Schmid

Prof. Dr.

Vice-President, External Relations | Professor of East European Studies

Büro 52-7100
Müller-Friedberg-Strasse 6/8
9000 St. Gallen
Main Focuses

Nationalismus in Osteuropa; Russische Medientheorien

Fields of research

Politics and the media in Russia

Nationalism in Eastern Europe


1999 Habilitation with a thesis on autobiographies in Russia at the University of Basel
1995 Visiting Fellow at the Slavic Department at Harvard University
1995 PhD with a thesis on Fedor Sologub at the University of Basel
1986-1991 German, Slavic, and Political Studies at the Universities of Zurich, Heidelberg, and Leningrad

Professional Career

Professor of Slavic Literatures at the University of Bochum, assistant professor at the University of Bern, assistant professor at the University of Basel, guest researcher at the University of Oslo, Visiting Fellow at Harvard University