Prof. Dr. Klaus Stüwe holds the Chair of Comparative Political Science at the KU. His research and teaching activities include a.o. democratic systems of government, questions of constitutional jurisdiction and the role of parliamentary opposition. He studied Political Science, History, Political Education, Christian Social Studies and Classical Archaeology at the KU and the Catholic University of America in Washington, DC. After completing his doctorate and habilitation at the KU in 2002, he first became a specialist for political systems theory and comparative political science and in 2006 he was appointed associate professor. Since 2015 he has held the Chair of Comparative Political Science at the KU. Since 2014, Stüwe has also been director of the Central Institute for Marriage and Family in Society and program officer for the Franco-German political science course. He is a member of the Eichstätt Diocesan Council of Catholics and is a member of the Central Committee of Catholics.