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Department of Political Science

Manuela Spindler

Manuela Spindler, Dr.

  • Project management methods / Projektleitung Methoden
+41 44 634 52 70

Curriculum vitae

Manuela Spindler is a lecturer in International Relations at the IPZ of the University of Zurich and at the University of St. Gallen (HSG). She received her PhD from the University of Mannheim and was an Assistant Professor of International Politics at the University of Erfurt and Brandt School of Public Policy. As a visiting professor, she has taught and conducted research at Georgetown University Washington D.C., the Center for the Study of Globalization and Regionalization (CSGR, Warwick University), and Zeppelin University. She has also taught at the Hochschule für Oekonomie und Management Berlin and at the German-Chinese Graduate Center of Global Politics at the FU Berlin. Manuela Spindler's research interests include philosophy of science and theories of international relations, conflict studies, and research on regionalization processes in global politics. Her book "Theories of International Relations" (together with Siegfried Schieder) was awarded the prize "Geisteswissenschaften International".
Manuela Spindler developed the concept of "networked thinking and learning" for the social sciences, humanities and economics, offers workshops and further education on the topic of "networked thinking and learning" for teachers, students and business executives, and advises on the development of networked curricula and course concepts.Currently, she is leading the IPZ project "Integrative efficient methods training in university curricula - a project for the networked embedding of methods training in political and social science courses at the University of Zurich.


V-Nr Course Start / End Date Lecturers Room
from 22 Feb 2024
to 30 May 2024
Thu 10:15-12:00 Manuela Spindler AND-4-02
from 23 Feb 2024
to 31 May 2024
Fri 10:15-13:45, every 2-3 weeks Manuela Spindler AFL-E-015
from 20 Feb 2024
to 28 May 2024
Tue 12:15-13:45 Manuela Spindler AND-2-06