Klaus Schubert is Professor of German Policy Studies and Policy Analysis at the University of Münster, Germany. His fields of research include Pluralism, Pragmatism and Comparative Welfare.

In recent years he has held positions as Director of the Institute of Political Science, University of Münster, Spokesperson of the Graduate School of Politics (GraSP) and Vice Dean of the Philosophical Faculty. He is currently co-editor of European Policy Analysis (EPA), spokesperson of the smartNETWORK of PhD schools (University of Münster), and member of the scientific board of the Elias Canetti Association.