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Political Science / Social Sciences, Department

Philosophische Fakultät at the TU Chemnitz

Institut für Politikwissenschaft

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Basic information

Teaching in core subjects
Total number of students 170

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 7/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 50.0 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's

Job market- and career-orientation

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


Third party funds per academic 4.6 T€
Research reputation

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

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Support for stays abroad
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Teacher qualification

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Teacher qualification programmes TQ degree: State Exam
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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
    In the Bachelor's degree course: a wide range of interdisciplinary courses and courses from neighbouring disciplines; in the Master's degree course: Four-pillar structure: Intellectual History, Political Systems in History and the Present, Shifts in Power and Security Challenges, and Political Consulting, respectively.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Universiteit Gent; Université de Bourgogne; Aristotle University of Thessaloniki; Università di Roma Sapienza; University of Bergen; Uniwersitet Warszawski; Universidad de Granada; Universidad de Santiago de Compostela; Jan Amos Komensky University Prague Ltd.; Sakarya Üniversitesi
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Intellectual History, History of Ideas of the FRG, Theory of Democracy, System of the FRG, Electoral Behaviour & Systems, Parties, Coalition Theories, Interest Groups, Game Theory, Methods, Autocracy Research, European Integration, German Foreign Policy, Foreign Policy of Great Britain, Theories of Foreign Policy Research, Transatlantic Relations, Security Policy, Nuclear Proliferation, Resource Security,Peace & Conflict Research, Intelligence Services, Political Analysis, Political Economy, Transformation Research, Democratisation, EU, Globalisation, Extremism.
  • Support for founders
    Consultations within the scope of the university career services as well as the start-up network SAXEED at the Chemnitz University of Technology.
  • Other special features
    The Institute of Political Science at the TU Chemnitz is part of the Faculty of Philosophy. There are four chairs belonging to the institute: Political Theory and History of Ideas / Political Systems, Political Institutions / International Politics / Comparing European Systems of Government as well as the junior professorship in Political Science Research Methods. In this way, Political Science at Chemnitz enables practice and research-related training in professionally qualifying degree courses, which also demonstrate a highly inter-disciplinary approach.
  • Further information on research activities
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