2019 / 20
Political Science, Department
Fakultät für Humanwissenschaften
Institut für Gesellschaftswissenschaften / Bereich Politikwissenschaft
- Zschokkestraße 32
- 39106 Magdeburg
- Phone: +49 391 6756572
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Special features regarding teachingWith regard to teaching, the political science department has a focus on "EU" and "European multi-level governance", "IB and peace and conflict research" and "environmental policy and sustainable development". Students also receive in-depth training in methodology and there are numerous practical contacts in Germany and abroad. All professors have been newly appointed since 2016/17, which means the teaching is currently highly dynamic. The relationship between teaching staff and students is very close, and supervision is good.
Special features regarding the international orientationThe department has a very wide and intensive network of partnerships for opportunities to study abroad, focusing primarily on Central and Eastern Europe, and also in the Peace and Conflict Studies study programme on Latin America and Asia.
Common partner universities for exchangeStaatliche Universität St. Petersburg/Russland; Linguistische Univ. Nishni Novgorod/Russland; Eurasian National Univ. Astana/Kasachstan; Universität Porto/Portugal; Schlesische Universität Krakow/Polen; Univ. Warschau/Polen; Univ. Paris 12 Val de Marne/Frankreich
Website with further information on research activitieshttps://forschung-sachsen-anhalt.de/
Characteristics of assistance to differently abled personsThe faculty has an officer who is responsible for the following: Point of contact for students with health impairments/disabilities, facilities for creating appropriate learning, working and examination conditions and in particular reasonable adjustments, help with obtaining standard assistive devices, technology and personal assistance for students, help with equipping central scientific facilities for accessibility, cooperation with the local authorities in the higher education region
Characteristics of diversity advancementSupport programmes (e.g. parent and children room); Scholarships for students with children, disability officer, families officer; "fokus: LEHRE" project on improving the quality of teaching for a diverse student population and meeting this new student diversity effectively by incorporating university research, structural development and exchange and training in higher education didactics; family pass helps students with family; family scholarship; quiet room
Other special featuresThe Department of Political Science has strong unique selling points with its teaching and research priorities IB/Peace and Conflict Research, Terrorism, EU Multilevel Policy and Brexit as well as Sustainable Development and the Environment, which are very attractive for students interested in these topics. Current research topics are integrated directly into teaching. As a result of the realignment since 2016 and the replacement of all professorships, there is a young, dynamic team overall.
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Last update 2018: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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