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Political Science / Social Sciences, Department

Philosophische Fakultät und Fachbereich Theologie at the Uni Erl.-Nürnb./Erlangen

Institut für Politische Wissenschaft

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Basic information

Teaching in core subjects
Total number of students 1,230

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 8/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 82.2 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 52.8 %

Job market- and career-orientation

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


Third party funds per academic 21.3 T€
Research reputation

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 3.0
Support in studies 3.1
Courses offered 2.8
Study organisation 2.4
Exams 3.0
Research orientation 3.1
Support for stays abroad 2.9
Rooms 3.9
Library 2.3
IT-infrastructure 3.2
Overall study situation 2.9

Teacher qualification

Teacher qualification students 573
Teacher qualification programmes TQ degrees: Two-Subject-Bachelor, 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
    Erlangen Political Science covers all sub-areas of the discipline. Other unique features of the Erlangen Institute are the areas of "Human Rights and Human Rights Policy" and "Politics in Non-European Regions" (Middle East, Southeast Asia). The courses offered in the Bachelor's and Master's degrees are concept- and theory-based and oriented towards current debates in the discipline. The course also includes a propaedeutic in the theory of science, a sound training in social science methodology and a module on additional professional qualifications.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Duke University, USA; Cairo University, Ägypten; Hebrew University, Jerusalem/Israel; Université de Rennes, Frankreich; Università di Bologna, Italien; Università di Padua, Italien; Högskolan Dalarna, Schweden
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Numerous research projects at the institute, funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) and other funding organisations.
  • Further information on research activities
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Last update 2021: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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