For his outstanding work in comparative welfare state research, the University of Southern Denmark has awarded the spokesperson of CRC 1342 the title of honorary doctor.

"Herbert Obinger is a world-leading expert in comparative welfare research," says Jens Ringsmose, who became rector of the University of Southern Denmark (SDU) at the beginning of November, explaining the award. "Obinger also has a close connection to SDU: he was a part-time professor here from 2012 to 2015 and has continued to collaborate with colleagues since then."

"I was stunned, but I am very grateful for this honorate doctorate," says Herbert Obinger. "It is also an incentive to continue and to deepen our cooperation with the SDU."

Prof. Dr. Herbert Obinger
CRC 1342: Global Dynamics of Social Policy
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