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Political Science / Social Sciences, Department

Fakultät für Humanwissenschaften at the Uni Magdeburg


Institut für Gesellschaftswissenschaften / Bereich Politikwissenschaft

  • Zschokkestraße 32
  • 39106 Magdeburg
  • Phone: +49 391 6756572
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Basic information

Teaching in core subjects
Total number of students 970

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 11/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 75.4 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 25.5 %

Job market- and career-orientation

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

Research

Third party funds per academic 11.9 T€
Research reputation

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.4
Support in studies 2.7
Courses offered 2.2
Study organisation 2.6
Exams 2.5
Research orientation 2.2
Support for stays abroad 2.1
Rooms 1.8
Library 1.9
IT-infrastructure 2.4
Overall study situation 2.7

Teacher qualification

Teacher qualification students 145
Teacher qualification programmes TQ degrees: Bachelor of Education, Master of Education
Teacher qualification centre Link
Teacher Qualification Monitor (in German) Link

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department
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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    The Department of Political Science is characterised by thematic priorities in teaching with regard to EU and European Multilevel Governance, IB and Peace and Conflict Studies as well as Environmental Policy and Sustainable Development. In addition, there is a well-founded training in methods as well as numerous practical contacts at home and abroad. All professorships have been filled since 2016/17, so there is currently a lot of momentum in teaching here. There is a very close teacher/student relationship in teaching, and the supervision situation is good.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    National University of "Kyiv-Mohyla Academy", Kyiv, Ukraine; Staatliche Universität St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, Russische Föderation; Linguistische Universität Nishnij Novgoroad, Nizhni Novgorod, Russische Föderation; L.N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University, Nur-Sultan, Kasachstan; Charles University, Prag, Tschechien; Universidad de Granada, Granada, Spanien; Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal; Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Polen; Université de Poitiers, Poitiers, Frankreich, Universität Karlstad, Karlstad, Schweden
  • Special features regarding research activities
    The faculty is involved in numerous research projects funded by various donors. There are national and international networks in research projects, e.g. on mistakes in international politics, the EU-Brexit or the German and European bioeconomy policy. The faculty is active in national and international scientific associations, including ECPR, DVPW, ISA, IPPA, EGPA, IPSA, RSA, IUFRO and others. Since 2018 the editorial office of the "Zeitschrift für Friedens- und Konfliktforschung" is located at the FB.
  • Other special features
    With its teaching/research focus on IB/peace and conflict studies, terrorism, EU multi-level politics and Brexit, as well as sustainable development and environmental policy, the Department of Political Science has strong unique selling points that are very attractive to students interested in specific topics. Current research topics are directly integrated into the teaching. Due to the reorientation since 2016 and new appointments to all professorships, there is a young, dynamic team overall.
  • Further information on research activities
    https://forschung-sachsen-anhalt.de/
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