Political Science / Social Sciences, Department
Fachbereich 06 - Erziehungswissenschaft und Sozialwissenschaften at the Uni Münster
Institut für Politikwissenschaft
- Scharnhorststraße 100
- 48151 Münster
- Phone: +49 251 832-4370
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Special features regarding teachingWith approximately 1,600 students, IfPol is one of the most important university training facilities in the subject of Political Science in Germany. Successful research is combined with a comprehensive and internationally oriented course offering. Five Bachelor's and four Master's programmes ensure the complete coverage of the discipline (Political Systems, Political Theory, Comparative Political Science, International Relations) within teaching and open up numerous opportunities for specialisation and choice.
Exchange universities for stay abroadsNottingham Trent University, Großbritannien; I.E.P. Bordeaux, Frankreich; Universita degli Studi di Torino, Turin, Italien; Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spanien; Universidad Rey Carlos, Madrid, Spanien; Universidade Catolica Portuguesa, Lissabon, Portugal; Linnaeus University, Växjö, Schweden; University of Agder, Agder/Kristiansand, Norwegen; University of Warsaw, Warschau, Polen; Hastings College, Nebraska, USA
Special features regarding research activitiesResearch at the Institute for Political Science (IfPol) is divided into three blocks: Governance, Civil Society, and Global and Regional Governance. In addition, the IfPol is discussing a renewal of its profile under the heading "Authority and Plurality". The Institute participates in the Cluster of Excellence Religion and Politics and is involved in several interdisciplinary centres dealing, among other things, with sustainability research, European gender studies, the role of religion in modern societies, municipal financial policy and Internet research.
Other special featuresThe IfPol is an institutional member of the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR). The scientists at the IfPol are mostly members of the German Association for Political Science (DVPW). The IfPol was also the host of the 23rd DVPW congress as well as the ECPR Joint Sessions of Workshops. In the summer of 2014 there was also the 11th International Conference of the International Society for Third Sector Research in Münster, which was organised by academics from the IfPol. The IfPol also has a very active support association with a wide range of activities.
Further information on research activitieshttps://www.uni-muenster.de/IfPol/forschen/index.html
Further information about study entry phasehttp://www.uni-muenster.de/IfPol/sic/index.html
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