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Political Science, Department

Fachbereich III at the Uni Trier

Fach Politikwissenschaft

  • Universitätsring 15
  • 54296 Trier
  • Phone: +49 651 201-2128
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Basic information

Teaching staff in core subjects
Teaching staff at the department 16
Total number of students 480
Number of master degree students 115

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 3/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 69.0 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's not calculated due to <10 graduates/year in the surveyed period

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 2/9 points
International orientation, master's 2/9 points


Research reputation 0.2 %

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support less than 15 answers
Support in studies less than 15 answers
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Study organisation 1.7
Exams less than 15 answers
Research orientation less than 15 answers
Job market preparation less than 15 answers
Support for stays abroad less than 15 answers
Rooms less than 15 answers
Library less than 15 answers
IT-infrastructure less than 15 answers
Overall study situation 2.0

Teacher qualification

Teacher qualification students 320
Teacher qualification programmes teacher qualification degree courses are offered
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Teacher Qualification Monitor (in German) Link

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department none
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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    BA/MA in political science aims to provide a broad scientific qualification. The MA "International Economics & Public Policy" looks to find opportunities for effective and legitimate governance and economic activities in the 21st century, considering political-economic interdependencies. At the core of the MA "Democratic Politics and Communication” stand issues regarding the functioning and democratic quality of the political public and participation. The MA "European & East Asian Governance" focuses on questions of European and East Asian politics and interstate cooperation.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Sciences Po, Bordeaux, Frankreich; Universität Bologna, Italien; Universität Zürich, Schweiz; Lancaster University, Großbritannien; Université Lumière Lyon 2, Frankreich; Complutense University of Madrid, Spanien; Karlstad University, Sweden; Aarhus University, Dänemark
  • Characteristics of diversity advancement
    The department offers interdisciplinary Master’s programmes delivered in English in “International Economics & Public Policy” and “European and East Asian Governance”, which strengthen the diversity of content by linking political science with economics and law and have an internationalising effect. The subject regularly integrates visiting external lecturers, for example as part of the ERASMUS lecturer exchange, in the standard courses to strengthen the international teaching perspective.
  • Further information on research activities
  • Further information about study entry phase
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Last update 2018: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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