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Political Science / Social Sciences, Department

Fakultät für Philosophie, Kunst-, Geschichts- und Gesellschaftswissenschaften at the Uni Regensburg

Institut für Politikwissenschaft

  • Universitätsstr. 31
  • 93040 Regensburg
  • Phone: +49 941 943-3520
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General remarks
This department is also featured in the U-Multirank world university rankings.

Basic information

Teaching in core subjects
Total number of students 820

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 8/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 82.4 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 42.4 %

Job market- and career-orientation

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


Third party funds per academic 4.2 T€
Research reputation

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.3
Support in studies 2.5
Courses offered 2.3
Study organisation 2.0
Exams 2.3
Research orientation 2.1
Support for stays abroad 2.0
Rooms 3.4
IT-infrastructure 3.1
Overall study situation

Teacher qualification

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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Introductory module with propaedeutic course and independently designed research project in the field of quantitative/qualitative methods, thematic diversity and at the same time in-depth political science knowledge. Basic education enables later specialisation in advanced master's programs.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Karlstad University, Karlstad, Schweden; Lund University. Lund, Schweden; Jagieloninan University, Krakau, Polen; Università degli studi di Roma La Sapienza, Rom, Italien; Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spanien; University of Warsaw, Warschau, Polen; American University, Washington, USA; University of Colorado at Boulder, USA; Hongkong Baptist University, Hongkong, VR China; Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP), Mexico City, Mexiko
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Theory: Citizenship and National Identity, Empirical Policy Research: Metropolitan Governance, Citizenship in City Regions, Teaching Research Project for the LTW in Bavaria 2018, Environmental Performance in Democracies and Autocracies; IB: the transatlantic relationship, the foreign and security policy of the FRG and other important European countries (especially GB) or the EU as well as the USA; Comparative Literature: "The Power of the centre. Why Healthy Democracy is a Vanishing Point of Political History", The Ukrainian Crisis - Actors and Interests
  • Other special features
    The United Nations Society Regensburg e.V. has set itself the aim of promoting the prominence of the United Nations and their essential work and of creating a platform for discussion and dealing with global questions and problems which the world community debates within the UNO. The United Nations Society Regensburg was founded in 2006 by former participants of the NMUN delegation of the Uni Regensburg. We work closely with the NMUN Delegation of the University of Regensburg and their Head.
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