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Political Science / Social Sciences, Department

Fachbereich 6: Kultur- und Sozialwissenschaften at the Uni Kobl.-Land./Landau

Institut für Sozialwissenschaften, Abt. Politikwissenschaft

  • Kaufhausgasse 9
  • 76829 Landau
  • Phone: +49 6341 280-38400
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Basic information

Teaching in core subjects
Total number of students 1,240

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
Graduations in appropriate time, master's

Job market- and career-orientation

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


Third party funds per academic 44.5 T€
Research reputation

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support
Support in studies
Courses offered 2.8
Study organisation
Exams 3.0
Research orientation
Support for stays abroad
Rooms 2.4
Library 2.7
Overall study situation 3.1

Teacher qualification

Teacher qualification students 756
Teacher qualification programmes TQ degrees: Bachelor 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
    Teaching oriented towards empirical research; intensive methodological training (quantitative and qualitative); international summer schools recognised as courses together with foreign students, fully integrated into the degree course; innovative teaching-learning formats (case teaching, problem-based learning, simulation games); intensive and student-oriented supervision and advice; integration of current topics (elections, political communication and policy mediation, Africa, security/peace/conflicts); support and advice in the search for internships.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    University Wroclaw, Polen; Charles University Prag, Tschechische Republik; Rhodes College, USA
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Analysis of the TV debates from 2009, 2013 and 2017; impact of emotional messages on the formation of political judgement; influence of TV debates on political trust; effects of election promises on the trust in politicians and the voting decision of citizens; negative campaigning, veto coalitions in European crisis management (Euro crisis 2009-2013); influencing factors, conditions for success and obstacles to democratic consolidation processes in Africa; publications on governance research, political consulting, development cooperation, security policy amongst others.
  • Support for founders
    The university has its own start-up office which supports students and graduates.
  • Further information on research activities
  • Further information about study entry phase
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Last update 2021: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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