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The current issue of Democratization (23:2) is available online on the journal homepage

Recent Publications
Croissant, A., 2015, Quo Vadis Korean Democracy?, East Asian Foundation Policy Debates No.22. Seoul: East Asian Foundation

Also available in Korean

Croissant, A., S. Kailitz, P. Köllner and S. Wurster (eds.), 2014, Comparing autocracies in the early Twenty-first Century. 2 volumes. London: Routledge (forthcoming April 2014).

Croissant, A. and J. Haynes (eds.), 2014, Twenty Years of Studying Democratization: Perspectives on Democratic Transformations and Democracy. 3 volumes. London: Routledge.


Prof. Dr. Aurel Croissant


Professor of Political Science


2016 Ac

Contact information

Heidelberg University
Institute of Political Science
Bergheimer Str. 58
Room No.: 03.008
D-69115 Heidelberg, Germany

Phone: +49-6221-542882
Phone (Secretary): +49-6221-542883
Fax: +49-6221-542896


Prof. Dr. Aurel Croissant is Professor of Political Science at the Institute of Political Science, Ruprecht-Karls-University, Heidelberg. His main research interests include the comparative analysis of political structures and processes in East- and Southeast Asia, the theoretical and empirical analysis of democracy, civil-military relations, terrorism and political violence. Further information can be found in the curriculum vitae and on the following pages:

  • Bio - here, you will find more information on me and my academic career.
  • Publications - contains a complete list of my publications.
  • In the media - where links to a seleciton of my media appearances are referenced.
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