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Political Science / Social Sciences, Department

Hochschule für Politik München (HfP) at the TU München

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

Teaching in core subjects
Total number of students 720

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 12/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 100.0 %
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 121.9 T€
Research reputation

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.2
Support in studies
Courses offered 1.7
Study organisation 1.6
Exams 2.3
Research orientation 1.8
Support for stays abroad 2.1
Rooms 1.4
Library 1.7
IT-infrastructure 1.5
Overall study situation 2.0

Teacher qualification

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Teacher qualification programmes no data
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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Orientation of the teaching content towards the interfaces of politics, society, economy and technology; integration of innovative teaching and examination formats; use of Moodle to support courses and for blended learning with online moderated groups; video recordings; computer-supported teaching and small group work in state-of-the-art rooms; mobile furniture for spontaneous and individually designed learning settings; innovative advisory and support concepts including professorial 1:1 mentoring; the courses offered in the summer semester 2020 took place entirely in digital form.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA; PUC-Rio, Rio de Janeiro, Brasilien; Tsinghua University, Peking, China; Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel; Sciences Po Paris, Reims, Frankreich; Université de Genève, Schweiz; Universitetet i Oslo, Norwegen; Universiteit Maastricht, Niederlande; Universiteit van Amsterdam, Niederlande; TU Eindhoven, Niederlande
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Research projects Interfaces of politics, society, economy and technology, especially in the fields of: European and Global Governance, International Political Economy, International Relations, Political Data Science, Political Philosophy and Theory, Computational Social Science and Big Data, Global Security and Technology, Politics of Finance, Environmental and Climate Policy, Global Health, Policy Analysis; detailed information on the research projects and foci of the individual professorships can be found on their respective websites
  • Support for founders
    Possibility to attend and receive credit for seminars, workshops, lectures and events to build up competencies in the interdisciplinary study component - e.g. in the areas of market assessment, entrepreneurial thinking and action, technology evaluation, business model and business plan development; possibility to take a leave of absence from studies due to business start-up; series of events with discussion rounds with practitioners; access to extensive consulting and support services offered by TUM.
  • Other special features
    Reorientation of the university in terms of content and structure, including the founding of a corresponding faculty at the interfaces of politics, society, economics and technology; innovative, nationally and internationally unique, new approach to the definition of political science; the range of courses and research at the HfP are future-oriented, transdisciplinary and application-oriented; close cooperation with the sister faculties of the Technical University of Munich in research and cooperation in the area of the teaching programme
  • Further information on research activities
  • Further information about study entry phase
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