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Political Science / Social Sciences, Department

Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaftliche Fakultät at the Uni Potsdam

Fachgruppe Politik- und Verwaltungswissenschaften

  • August-Bebel-Straße 89
  • 14482 Potsdam
  • Phone: +49 331 977-3324
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Basic information

Teaching in core subjects
Total number of students 1,580

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase no data available

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 82.3 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 50.6 %

Job market- and career-orientation

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


Third party funds per academic 25.8 T€
Research reputation

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.1
Support in studies 2.3
Courses offered 2.1
Study organisation 2.3
Exams 2.3
Research orientation 2.3
Support for stays abroad 1.8
Rooms 1.6
Library 2.1
IT-infrastructure 2.2
Overall study situation 2.1

Teacher qualification

Teacher qualification students 304
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 information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Close links between research and teaching; e-learning activities; combination of Political Science and Administrative Science; linking of teaching to practice; faculty research and advisory activities
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Institut d'Etudes Politiques (IEP) de Paris, Paris, Frankreich; University of Limerick, Limerick, Irland; Universitetet i Bergen, Bergen, Norwegen; Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spanien; University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Dänemark; Università degli Studi di Bologna 'Alma Mater Studiorum', Bologna, Italien; Umeå universitet, Umeå, Schweden; Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen, Nijmegen, Niederlande; Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid, Spanien; Uniwersytet Wroclawski, Wroclaw, Polen
  • Special features regarding research activities
    At the heart of the research are control problems between state, economy and civil society as well as within the highly differentiated public sector. Specialisations exist in the Comparative Analysis of Organisations and Institutions, Policy Research and Administrative Science. Current research includes: Administrative Reform and Reform of the Public Sector (international comparison, at local level), Coordination Regimes in Parliamentary Democracies, International Organisations and their Management Units, Reform of Welfare States in Comparison
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Last update 2021: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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