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Political Science, Department

Kultur-, Sozial- und Bildungswissenschaftliche Fakultät at the HU Berlin

Institut für Sozialwissenschaften

  • Dorotheenstraße 26
  • 10099 Berlin
  • Phone: +49 30 2093 66500
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Basic information

Teaching staff in core subjects
Teaching staff at the department 20
Total number of students 1,620
Number of master degree students 542

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 70.8 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 24.5 %

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 4/9 points
International orientation, master's 3/9 points


Research reputation 2.6 %

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.4
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Courses offered 2.7
Study organisation 2.5
Exams 2.7
Research orientation 2.4
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Library 1.7
IT-infrastructure 2.2
Overall study situation 2.5

Teacher qualification

Teacher qualification students 0
Teacher qualification programmes no
Teacher qualification centre Link
Teacher Qualification Monitor (in German) Link

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

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Teaching range; Research-oriented teaching
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Various offers for studying abroad; Teaching and research in the field of comparative, international political science; International visiting scholars and teachers; International research cooperation
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Kings College, London, UK; Institut d'Etudes Politiques, Paris, F; Université Libre, Brüssel, B; Universidad Complutense Madrid, E; "La Sapienza" Rom, I; Universiteit van Amsterdam, NL; University of Oslo, N; Uniwersytet Warstawski, PL; University of Helsinki, SF; New Scool of Social Research, New York, USA
  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    Arrangements for reasonable adjustments: https://www.hu-berlin.de/de/studium/behinderte/nachteilsausgleich
  • Characteristics of diversity advancement
    Diversity is an important subject in the institute
  • 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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