Political Science / Social Sciences, Department
Sozialwissenschaftliche Fakultät at the LMU München
Geschwister-Scholl-Institut für Politikwissenschaft
- Oettingenstr. 67
- 80538 München
- Phone: +49 89 2180-9010
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Special features regarding teachingBroadly based topics despite specialisation in one sub-area. Renowned scientists share their knowledge and research with the students. Manageable course sizes allow for discussions between students and lecturers. Renowned guest lecturers from Germany and abroad; The teaching research project The National-Model-United-Nations links theory and practice and enhances students' understanding of international relations and how they work.
Exchange universities for stay abroadsUniversity of British Columbia, Vancouver, Kanada; The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel; University College Cork, Cork, Irland; University of Exeter, Exeter, Großbritannien; Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris, Paris, Frankreich; Københavns Universitet, Kopenhagen, Dänemark; Universitetet i Bergen, Bergen, Norwegen; Univerzita Karlova v Praze, Prag, Tschechien
Special features regarding research activitiesMunich Centre on Governance, Communication, Public Policy and Law: Here, researchers from political science, media studies, economics and law work together across disciplines. Voegelin Centre: The centre serves for the scientific examination of the topics politics, culture and religion. It houses an extensive library. Centre for Applied Policy Research: As an independent think tank, the C-A-P closes the gap between politics and science through extensive educational work. Numerous major externally funded research projects.
Other special featuresEvery year the GSI participates in the National Model United Nations (excursion to New York). Students may earn additional certificates in Environmental Studies and in International Communication. In the Master's degree course there are double degree programmes with the Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona) and the Stockholms Universitet.
Further information on research activitieshttps://www.gsi.uni-muenchen.de/forschung/index.html
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