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Political Science, Department

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

Institut für Sozialwissenschaften

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Basic information

Teaching staff in core subjects
Teaching staff at the department 20
Total number of students 930
Number of master degree students 252

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 5/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 72.5 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 35.9 %

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 4/9 points
International orientation, master's 4/9 points


Research reputation 0.1 %

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.3
Support in studies 2.8
Courses offered 2.7
Study organisation 2.3
Exams 2.5
Research orientation 2.5
Job market preparation 3.2
Support for stays abroad rank group not assignable
Rooms 2.8
Library 2.4
IT-infrastructure 2.9
Overall study situation 2.5

Teacher qualification

Teacher qualification students 480
Teacher qualification programmes no
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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
    Practically oriented teaching; linking of research and teaching; Involvement of practitioners in teaching; wide range of English-language courses (especially the master's degrees); regular visits from visiting lecturers from abroad; international networking of lecturers as part of research projects and international cooperation
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Wide range of courses in English (especially in the Master’s programmes) Regular guest lecturers from foreign universities International networking of lecturers through research projects and international cooperation
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Universität Luzern; Universität Zürich; Universidad del Pais Vasco; Universidad Complutense de Madrid; Universidad de Salamanca; Estonian Academy of Security; Institut d' Études Politiques de Rennes (Sciences Po Rennes); Andrássy Gyula Deutschsprachige Universität Budapest; Università degli studi di Bologna; Uniwersytet im. Adama Mickiewicza - Adam Mickiewicz University; Uniwersytet Szczecinski - Szczecin University; Turun Yliopisto - University of Turku
  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    Individual reasonable adjustments through the Joint Examinations Office
  • Characteristics of diversity advancement
    Political Science benefits from the programme of the Vice President for Student Affairs, International and Diversity
  • Further information on research activities
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Last update 2018: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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