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Political Science, Department

Sektion Politik - Recht - Wirtschaft

Fachbereich für Politik- und Verwaltungswissenschaft

  • Universitätsstraße 10
  • D-78464  Konstanz
  • Phone: +49 7531 88 2614
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About the subject
Further degree courses (if existing)
Further degree courses of the department none
Basic information
Total number of students 1220
Teaching-qualification students at the faculty 150
Support during the study entry phase
Score for offers before studies - Score 5/8 points
Score for offers at start of studies 9/13 points
Score for offers in the first year of studies 8/14 points
Total score for support in the study entry phase
Results of study
Graduations in appropriate time undergraduate degrees 98,4 %
Graduations in appropriate time master's 100,0 %
International orientation
International orientation bachelor's 5/10 points
International orientation master's 10/10 Points
Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses
Support during initial phase of studies 1,8
Teacher support 2,2
Teachers 2,0
Contact to students 2,0
Courses offered 1,9
Study organisation 2,1
Research orientation 2,0
Support for stays abroad 1,4
Rooms 2,3
Library 1,4
IT-infrastructure 1,7
Overall study situation 1,7
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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Combination of Political Science with Management Science and Management Studies; strong method orientation; practice oriented (six-month compulsory work placement); international (numerous exchange options, many international guests); research oriented; seminars in small groups (five to 15 participants); regular excursions to Bonn, Berlin, Geneva and Kosovo
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Conflict and Conflict Cause Research; Comparative Welfare State Research; Comparative Political Economy; Decision-Making Processes on a National and International Level; European Integration; Network Analysis; Educational Policy; Financial Federalism; Diversity Research; Information and Communication Policy; Survey Research, Comparative Administration Research
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  • Characteristics of diversity advancement
    Tutoring and mentoring system for international students and for students with physical disabilities; own contact person for students with examination anxiety, writer's block and other psychological problems; support for students with children ("Studierendenelternpass", a pass for parents who are studying); financial support of academic staff with children for trips and support; doctoral access grant specifically for women; flexible working hours for parents and carers.
  • Other special features
    Early involvement of students in research projects; intensive supervision by three academic advisers; 70-80% of students spend at least one semester abroad; 200 partner universities; Erasmus coordinators network; network with employers (placement database, placement archive, placement newsletter); cooperations with UN organisations (UN, UNEP, Geneva, Brussels) as well as with Goethe institutes in Boston and Washington; intensive involvement of student representatives in the development of teaching
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Last update 2015: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
More information on Political Science
About the subject
Offers by the publisher
Zeit Studienführer

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