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Political Science / Social Sciences, Department

Fachbereich Gesellschafts- und Geschichtswissenschaften at the TU Darmstadt

Institut für Politikwissenschaft

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Basic information

Teaching in core subjects
Total number of students 970

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 7/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 38.5 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 20.5 %

Job market- and career-orientation

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


Third party funds per academic 85.0 T€
Research reputation

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.5
Support in studies 2.8
Courses offered 2.8
Study organisation 2.0
Research orientation 2.4
Support for stays abroad
Library 2.7
Overall study situation

Teacher qualification

Teacher qualification students 34
Teacher qualification programmes TQ degrees: Master of Education, State Exam
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
    The department offers an integrated introduction with different course formats as well as a flexible semester structure (courses also offered outside the regular rotation). In addition, students have the opportunity to take interdisciplinary study projects across departmental boundaries ("KIVA").
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Maastricht University, Niederlande; Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spanien; Aberystwyth University, UK; Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), USA; Karlstads universitet, Schweden; Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel; Universidad de Costa Rica, Costa Rica
  • Special features regarding research activities
    The Institute is involved in various joint projects: among others, in the Copernicus project for research on the energy transition; in a research group on international administrations; in a VW project which is being carried out together with partners in Vietnam, Costa Rica and England and also has various DFG, BMBF and foundation-funded research projects.
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Last update 2021: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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