Arthur Benz

Prof. Dr. Arthur Benz

Retired Professor

Working area(s)

Comparative Politics and German Government


Work 64293 Darmstadt
Landwehrstraße 50A
Post/Mail: Dolivostraße 15

Arthur Benz is Professor emeritus of Political Science at the TU Darmstadt. Between 2010 and 2019, he was the head of the research group „Comparative Politics and German Government”.

Research Interests

  • Multilevel Governance
  • Federalism and Democracy
  • Energy Transformation
  • Transformation of the State and Public Administration
  • Elected Review Board „Social Science“ of the German Research Foundation (2000-2008)
  • Committee for Collaborative Research Centers, German Research Foundation
  • Editorial Board “European Political Science Review”
  • Advisory Board “Zeitschrift für Vergleichende Politikwissenschaft”
  • Editorial Advisory Board of “DISP” (Zürich, CH)
  • Editorial Board of “Verwaltungsarchiv”
  • 2007 – John G. Diefenbaker Award of the Canada Council of the Arts
  • 2018 – Publius: The Journal of Federalism Distinguished Scholar Award