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Political Science, Department

Hochschule für Politik München (HfP) an der TUM at the TU München


  • Richard-Wagner-Straße 1
  • 80333 München
  • Phone: +49 89 907793-040
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Basic information

Teaching staff in core subjects
Teaching staff at the department 24
Total number of students 190
Number of master degree students 34

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 11/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees no graduates at the time of data collection
Graduations in appropriate time, master's no graduates in the surveyed period

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 4/9 points
International orientation, master's 6/9 points

Research

Research reputation 0.1 %

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support no survey
Support in studies no survey
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Study organisation no survey
Exams no survey
Research orientation no survey
Job market preparation no survey
Support for stays abroad no survey
Rooms no survey
Library no survey
IT-infrastructure no survey
Overall study situation no survey

Teacher qualification

Teacher qualification students no data available
Teacher qualification programmes no
Teacher qualification centre Link
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
    Partnerships with renowned universities around the world and student & staff exchange (research- & non-research) via the TUM’s own exchange programme "TUMExchange", department’s own Erasmus & inter-departmental exchange partnerships; More than half of newly appointed professors do not have German citizenship or have extensive international experience; All have excellent links with the international research community; Institutional membership in ECPR, APSA & ISA; Mobility fund for PhD candidates; Series of courses with international lecturers; Internship exchange with international partners/companies
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Partnerships with renowned universities around the world and student & staff exchange (research- & non-research) via the TUM’s own exchange programme "TUMExchange", department’s own Erasmus & inter-departmental exchange partnerships; More than half of newly appointed professors do not have German citizenship or have extensive international experience; All have excellent links with the international research community; Institutional membership in ECPR, APSA & ISA; Mobility fund for PhD candidates; Series of courses with international lecturers; Internship exchange with international partners/companies
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Georgia Institute of Technology, USA; Sciences Po Paris, Frankreich; PUC-Rio, Brasilien; Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA; Tsinghua University, China; Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel; Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal; University of Geneva, Schweiz; University of Oslo, Norwegen; University of New South Wales, Australien
  • Support for founders
    Possibility to attend and gain credits for seminars, workshops, lectures and courses for skills building (e.g. in the areas of market evaluation, entrepreneurial thinking and approach, technology evaluation, business model and business plan development) in the interdisciplinary part of degree programmes; it is possible to take leave from a degree programme to start a business; series of events including discussions with practitioners; access to the extensive advisory and support services of the TUM (https://www.tum.de/wirtschaft/entrepreneurship/gruendungsberatung/)
  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    Implementation of the TUM Diversity Code of Conduct: https://www.chancengleichheit.tum.de/inklusion/tum-diversity-code-of-conduct/) auf Fak.ebene; individual guidance and support; monitoring/early warning systems for suboptimal progression; high degree of flexibility possible for individually organising studies, especially with part-time study model and possibility of changing between study formats according to personal circumstances; involvement of a disability officer (->institutionalisation) in the application process; implementing accessible infrastructure
  • Characteristics of diversity advancement
    Enforcement of the Bavarian Gender Equality Act: monitoring of gender and diversity equality in personnel development, recruitment and application processes; intensifying Gender in research and teaching (professorship for Gender Studies in Engineering in the corresponding faculty); support with combining family and professional commitments, e.g part-time programmes and corresponding working time models; institutionalisation: Election of a (professorial) women’s officer and her (professorial) representative during the constitutional faculty meeting of 25.10.17; internationalisation through the 100% English-speaking Master’s programme
  • Other special features
    Content and structural reorientation of the university including creation of a corresponding faculty at the interface of politics/society/technology/business; Innovative, and nationally and internationally unique, new approach in the definition of political science; The courses of study and the research of the HfP are future-oriented, transdisciplinary and application-related; Close cooperation with the faculties of the Technical University of Munich in research and cooperation in the field of teaching
  • Further information on research activities
    www.hfp.tum.de/studium/
  • Further information about study entry phase
    https://www.schueler.tum.de/studieninteressierte/
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Last update 2018: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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