Democracy and multiculturalism


The project group is concerned with traditional and new forms of multiculturalism in democratic societies. The focus, here, is on aspects of multilingualism in Switzerland. The challenges of multiethnic states in the Balkan region or other regions around the world are also studied.

Completed projects

Elections and representation in ethnically divided societies

Project leader: Daniel Bochsler
Project collaborators: Edina Szöcsik, Livia Schubiger und Nenad Stojanovic

Top Management and Multilingualism in the Swiss Federal administration

Project leader: Daniel Kübler
Project collaborator: Roman Zwicky
Project description

Linguistic representation in the federal public administratoin: analysis of recruitment processes and strategies

Project leader: Daniel Kübler

Ethnic Quotas and Representation of Minorities in Local Politics in Bosnia

Project leader: Nenad Stojanovic
Project description

The Swiss Contribution to Constitutional Reform in Bosnia and Herzegovina (part 2)

Project leader: Nenad Stojanovic
Project collaborators: Céline Antonini, Anja Giudici

The Swiss Contribution to Constitutional Reform in Bosnia and Herzegovina (part 1)

Project leader: Nenad Stojanovic
Project collaborators: Céline Antonini, Anja Giudici

Comparison of cantonal policy designs for integration agreements

Project leader: Daniel Kübler