Marcus Faber

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Marcus Faber (2015)

Marcus Faber (born February 4, 1984 in Stendal ) is a German political scientist and politician ( FDP ). He is the deputy state chairman of the FDP Saxony-Anhalt , district chairman of his party in the Stendal district and a member of the FDP federal executive committee . Since its constitution on October 24, 2017, Faber has been a member of the 19th German Bundestag .


Faber attended the Rudolf-Hildebrand-Gymnasium in Stendal, where he passed his Abitur in March 2003 . He then did his basic military service as a tank pioneer in the Elb-Havel barracks in Havelberg . From 2003 to 2008 he completed a degree in political science at the universities of Potsdam and Sydney , which he completed with a degree in political science . He then took up doctoral studies at the University of Potsdam, where he in 2013 with a thesis on " direct democracy at the country level " in Economic and Social Sciences to Dr. rer. pole. received his doctorate .

After completing his academic training, Faber worked as a research assistant in the German Bundestag in 2013 . From 2013 to 2014 he worked as a consultant for fundamental questions in the Brandenburg State Parliament . Since 2015 he has been employed by the Central Real Estate Committee as a consultant for trade, communal matters, hotel, logistics and citizen participation .

In the 2017 federal election , Faber ran for the Altmark constituency and was elected to the German Bundestag via the FDP state list . As a member of the Bundestag, he is a full member of the Defense Committee and a deputy member of the Committee on Food and Agriculture and the Committee on Building, Housing, Urban Development and Local Authorities .

Faber is involved in various non-profit organizations on a voluntary basis . Among other things, he has been a member of the Presidium of the Ambassador Club Germany since 2013 . In October 2019 he was elected Vice President of the German-Israeli Society .



  • Direct democracy at the country level. A case-related comparative study. Tectum, Marburg 2013, ISBN 978-3-8288-3237-4 (also: Dissertation, Potsdam 2013).


  • Presidium member Ambassadors Club eV
  • Consultant for local trade, hotel, logistics and citizen participation at the Central Real Estate Committee
  • Honorary Chairman of the Young Liberals Saxony-Anhalt

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Individual evidence

  1. Faber stands for FDP in the Altmark. In: Volksstimme . April 5, 2017. Retrieved October 30, 2019 .
  2. Four more representatives - Saxony-Anhalt with 23 members in the new Bundestag. In: Mitteldeutsche Zeitung . September 25, 2017. Retrieved October 30, 2019 .
  3. Faber elected Vice President of the German-Israeli Society. In: October 27, 2019, accessed October 30, 2019 .
  4. Marcus Faber: Dear followers, I made a joke in mid-February for which I apologize. Of course, I didn't want to infect anyone with any disease (not even the right-wing extremist AfD). I didn't do that either. Corona was not with us in Stendal at the time. In: @MarcusFaber. March 18, 2020, accessed March 23, 2020 .