Political Science / Social Sciences, Department
Sektion Politik - Recht - Wirtschaft at the Uni Konstanz
Fachbereich für Politik- und Verwaltungswissenschaft
- Universitätsstraße 10
- 78464 Konstanz
- Phone: +49 7531 88 2614
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Special features regarding teachingFrom the 4th semester, BA students can choose between at least 40 in-depth seminars (max. 20 participants). This ensures that a profile is formed. The range of English-language seminars is huge. Teaching in the MA programme takes place almost exclusively in English. There is also a wide range of seminars at the MA level. Numerous research seminars are offered in both the BA and MA programs. These are accompanied by a comprehensive range of teaching and advisory services in methodology. Guest lecturers from the partner universities.
Exchange universities for stay abroadsUniverzita Karlova v Praze (Prag), Tschechien, Universtitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona), Spanien; Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, USA; Institut d'Études Politiques de Grenoble, Frankreich; Utrecht University, Niederlanden; Göteborg University, Schweden; University of Warwick, Großbritannien; Stockholm University, Schweden; Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona, Spanien; Institut d'Études Politiques de Bordeaux, Frankreich; Queen's University Belfast, Irland
Special features regarding research activitiesClose integration of the faculty with the Cluster of Excellence "The Politics of Inequality", both in research and in teaching. Numerous members of the faculty are involved in central positions and research projects of the Cluster of Excellence through projects as well as fellowships. Examples: Political Elites and Inequality: Information, Heuristics and Policy, "Ethnic Policies" - Remedy for Between-Group Inequalities?, Integration at Work. The faculty is very successful in the acquisition of third-party funding.
Support for foundersInformation events by the Career Service of the University of Konstanz and individual support by the university-wide innovation centre "Kilometer1".
Other special featuresEarly involvement of students in research projects, e.g. through student assistant jobs; intensive support by four student advisers; an obligatory stay abroad is integrated into the Bachelor's examination regulations; 80% of the students in the Master's programme study at one of the 200 partner universities abroad; Erasmus coordinator network; network with employers (internship database, internship archive, internship newsletter); cooperation with numerous renowned employers; intensive involvement of student representatives in teaching development, training programme for tutors.
Further information on research activitieshttps://www.polver.uni-konstanz.de/forschung/
Further information about study entry phasehttps://www.polver.uni-konstanz.de/studium/bachelor/bapolver/studienbeginn/
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