Political Science / Social Sciences, Department
Philosophische Fakultät at the Uni Passau
Department für Governance und Historische Wissenschaft
- Dr.-Hans-Kapfinger-Straße 14
- 94030 Passau
- Phone: +49 851 509-2900
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Special features regarding teachingStrong interdisciplinary character and work at the interface to other disciplines: Emphasis on comparative aspects of Political Science, internationality due to numerous academics and international lectures (EurasiaMUN conference), Comparative Political Systems, Comparative Political Culture, Governance; Policy Field Analysis; European Integration, Comparative Foreign Policy and EU Foreign Policy; Identity Theory and Comparative Regionalisation; Totalitarianism/Extremism
Exchange universities for stay abroadsInstitut d'Etudes Politiques de Toulouse, Toulouse, Frankreich; Frankreich Institut d'Etudes Politques de Grenoble, Grenoble, Frankreich; Universität degli Studi di Parma, Parma, Italien; Mittuniversität Schweden, Sundsvall, Schweden; Universidad de Vigo, Spanien; Eötvös-Loránd-Universität Budapest, Budapest, Ungarn; Universität Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slowenien; Université de Tunis - El Manar, Tunis, Tunesien; T.C. Maltepe Üniversitesi, Istanbul, Türkei; Lahore University of Management Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan
Special features regarding research activitiesAnalysis (of western) regimes including USA (parliaments, parties, interest groups); Extremism and Totalitarianism Research in Germany/Europe/USA; Federalism Research; Social and Party Research; Multi-Level Governance; Political Science Media Research; Political Communication Research; Political Philosophy, Comparative Foreign Policy Research and EU Foreign Policy; Comparative Regionalisation Research; European Integration Research, South-East Europe and Arabian countries
Support for foundersCooperation with the Gründerzentrum Digitalisierung Niederbayern and the INN.KUBATOR (Gründerzentrum Passau); business game 5-Euro-Business-Competition, monthly Gründercafé and office hours of the Transferzentrum, university's own patent research database, participation in the GROW-Ferienakademie of the Hans-Lindner-Foundation, inter-faculty seminar "Business Plan Writing", application for "Gründerzeit" to implement a business plan (i.e. leave of up to 2 semesters and accompaniment of start-up coach), contacting business representatives, mentoring.
Other special featuresThere are numerous options and focal points in the degree course: comparative governance research, comparative political culture research, (ancient) political philosophy, European focus, foreign policy research, internationality expressed through structural partnerships, such as in the DAAD Helmut Schmidt programme or the double degree programme with Andrássy University Budapest and, starting in 2021, with the University of Ljubljana; DAAD project on Tunisia, implementation of International Summer Academies with Texas A&M University.
Further information on research activitieshttp://www.phil.uni-passau.de/forschung
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