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Political Science, Department
Philosophische Fakultät und Fachbereich Theologie
Institut für Politische Wissenschaft
- Kochstr. 4
- 91054 Erlangen
- Phone: +49 9131 85-22370
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Further information provided by the department
Special features regarding teachingPolitical science in Erlangen covers all areas of the discipline. Distinctive features of the institute in Erlangen also include the areas “human rights and human rights policy“ and “politics in non-European regions" (Middle East, Southeast Asia). The bachelor's and master's courses are concept- and theory-based and align with the current debates within the discipline. The degree course also includes an introduction to science theory, in-depth training in methodology in the social sciences and one module providing a supplementary vocational qualification.
Special features regarding the international orientationErlangen Political Science is involved in numerous international partnerships with renowned universities worldwide. Mobility for students and teachers exists through numerous exchange formats. Further information can be found at: https://www.pol.phil.fau.de/studium/international/
Common partner universities for exchangeDuke University, USA; Cairo University, Ägypten; Hebrew University, Jerusalem/Israel; Université de Rennes, Frankreich; Università di Bologna, Italien; Università di Padua, Italien
Website with further information on research activitieshttps://www.pol.phil.fau.de
Characteristics of assistance to differently abled personsThe subject offers comprehensive advice and guidance to guarantee equal opportunity (e.g. reasonable adjustments, extended deadlines). All classrooms and teaching spaces are accessible. The FAU Gender & Diversity Office offers a wide range of advisory and support services relating to equal opportunity, gender, diversity and family (https://www.gender-und-diversity.fau.de). The department regularly offers thematically relevant events to raise awareness of the topic among students.
Characteristics of diversity advancementThe department is part of the wide range of support services (e.g. mentoring programmes for female junior scientists, gender-specific courses, academic guidance and support for international students) offered by the faculty and the entire FAU (https://www.gender-und-diversity.fau.de). Head hunting is used for open or imminent appointments in order to promote diversity among members of the department.
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Last update 2018: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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