Tina Margarete Freyburg

Tina Margarete Freyburg

Tina Margarete Freyburg

Prof. Ph.D.

Professor of Comparative Politics

Mueller-Friedberg-Strasse 8

9000 St. Gallen
Fields of research

Comparative Politics

Democracy & Democratization

Information and Communication Technologies


2011. Ph.D., Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich, Switzerland.

2006. Combined B.A/M.A. ("Magister") in Political Science, with Minors in Psychology, Media and Communication Studies. Ruprecht-Karls University of Heidelberg & University of Mannheim [joint degree], Germany.

Professional Career

University of St.Gallen, Switzerland. 

Full Professor (Ordinaria) of Comparative Politics (since 08.2015)

University of Warwick, United Kingdom. 

Leverhulme Trust Visiting Fellow (2012-3), Assistant Professor (2013-4), Associate Professor (2014-5). 

European University Institute (EUI) Florence, Italy. 

Max Weber Fellow (2011-2)

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich, Switzerland. 

Doctoral researcher (2006-11), Post-doctoral researcher (2011-2).


Teaching Activities

Advice and feedback hours for students 
Tuesdays, 5-7pm (or on appointment), online (via MS Team) or offline  To register, students are kindly asked to send an email to clearly specifying their request. Thanks!

Additional Information

President of the Research Commission of the University of St.Gallen (since 02.2022)

Director of the Institute for Political Science (since 02.2017)

Director of the Master's programme "International Affairs and Governance" (2018-2022)