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Political Science / Social Sciences, Department

Philosophische Fakultät at the RWTH Aachen


Institut für Politische Wissenschaft

  • Mies-van-der-Rohe-Str. 10
  • 52074 Aachen
  • Phone: +49 241 80-26124
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General remarks
This department is also featured in the U-Multirank world university rankings.

Basic information

Teaching in core subjects
Total number of students 1,060

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 9/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 72.7 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 38.5 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment
Master theses in cooperation with work environment

Research

Third party funds per academic 14.2 T€
Research reputation

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

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Support for stays abroad
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Overall study situation

Teacher qualification

Teacher qualification students 72
Teacher qualification programmes TQ degrees: Bachelor of Education, Master of Education
Teacher qualification centre Link
Teacher Qualification Monitor (in German) Link

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Further degree courses of the department
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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Almost exclusively seminar format; intensive supervision of students; use of business games, simulations and argumentation forums, among other things; support for students through the institute's own teaching videos; use of digital media.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Altinbas University, Türkei; Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal; Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Spanien; Goethe Institut Madrid, Spanien; Zentrum für internationale Beziehungen der Universität für Bodenkultur, Wien, Österreich; Norges Teknisk-Naturvitenskapelige Universitet, Norwegen; Universidad de Valencia, Spanien; University of Nottingham, Großbritannien
  • Special features regarding research activities
    General: Challenges for contemporary democracies. Diplomacy and the First World War; Politics of the Holy Sea; Africa in German and European Security Policy; German Schools Abroad; Media in Politics and History Lessons; Non-School Learning Locations in Teaching; Visual History in Teaching; Supranationalism and Democracy; Francophone Radical Democrats; Theory of Democracy; Democratic Symbolism; Critical Theory of Anti-Semitism; Culture of Remembrance; Hannah Arendt's Political Theory; Theory and Practice of Political Judgement
  • Further information on research activities
    www.ipw.rwth-aachen.de/wp/?page_id=1174
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Last update 2021: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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