Swen Schulz is a German politician of the Social Democratic Party who has been serving as a member of the Bundestag from the state of Berlin since 2002.
Political careerSchulz became a member of the Bundestag after the 2002 German federal election. From 2002 until 2013, he served on the Committee for Education, Research and Technology Assessment.
In the negotiations to form a Grand Coalition of Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats and the SPD following the 2013 federal elections, Schulz was part of the SPD delegation in the working group on education and research policy, led by Johanna Wanka and Doris Ahnen. Since 2014, he has been a member of the Budget Committee. In this capacity, he serves as his parliamentary group's rapporteur on the annual budget of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research.
In 2018, Schulz announced that he would not stand in the 2021 federal elections but instead resign from active politics by the end of the parliamentary term.