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
Further information provided by the department
Special features regarding teachingOrientation 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 abroadsGeorgia 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 activitiesResearch 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 foundersPossibility 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 featuresReorientation 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 activitieswww.hfp.tum.de/studium/
Further information about study entry phasehttp://www.explore.tum.de
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