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Political Science / Social Sciences, Department

Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaftliche Fakultät / Philosophische Fakultät at the Uni Kiel

Institut für Sozialwissenschaften

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Basic information

Teaching in core subjects
Total number of students 1,840

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 9/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 59.6 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 28.6 %

Job market- and career-orientation

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


Third party funds per academic 5.4 T€
Research reputation

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support
Support in studies
Courses offered
Study organisation
Research orientation
Support for stays abroad
Overall study situation

Teacher qualification

Teacher qualification students 632
Teacher qualification programmes TQ degrees: Bachelor of Education, Master of Education
Teacher qualification centre Link
Teacher Qualification Monitor (in German) Link

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department
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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Practice-oriented teaching; linking of research and teaching; integration of practitioners in teaching; wide range of courses taught in English (especially in the Master's degree courses); regular guest lecturers from foreign universities; international networking of lecturers through research projects and international cooperation.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Universität Zürich; Universität Luzern; Universidad de Salamanca; Università degli studi di Bologna; Adam Mickiewicz University, Posen; Uniwersytet Szczecinski - Szczecin University, Stettin; Estonian Academy of Security, Talinn; Universidad del Pais Vasco, Bilbao, Spanien
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Marine and ocean research in political science through cooperation with the Cluster of Excellence "Future Ocean"; European integration; parliamentarism and political systems; finitude as a political phenomenon; private military and security actors; new approaches in political science didactics; history of German political science; postmodern theories and critical gender research; visuality research (e.g. through the DFG network "Visuality and World Politics" or the joint project "Still Images-Moving People"; diffusion of politics.
  • Further information on research activities
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Last update 2021: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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