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Political Science, Department

Sektion Politik - Recht - Wirtschaft


Fachbereich für Politik- und Verwaltungswissenschaft

  • Universitätsstraße 10
  • 78464 Konstanz
  • Phone: +49 7531 88 2614
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Basic information

Teaching staff in core subjects
Teaching staff at the department 56
Total number of students 1,140
Number of master degree students 258

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 9/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 96.0 %
Graduations in appropriate time master's 76.4 %

International orientation

International orientation 4/9 points
International orientation master's 8/9 Points

Research

Research reputation 4.0 %

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.3
Support in studies 1.8
Courses offered 1.9
Study organisation 1.7
Exams 2.2
Research orientation 1.9
Job market preparation 2.3
Support for stays abroad 1.5
Rooms 2.1
Library 1.4
IT-infrastructure 1.8
Overall study situation 1.8

Teacher qualification

Teacher qualification students 130
Teacher qualification programmes teacher qualification degree courses are offered
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
    In the BA programme: Mandatory international mobility: Internship or study exchange: quasi mobility window with a simple recognition of credits, more than 90 Erasmus partner universities. As the degree course progresses, increasing number of individual courses in English. In the master's programme: Internationality as a trademark: Large proportion of teaching in English, very international group of students, a lot of the students (approximately 80%) spend one or two semesters abroad (8 double degree partners, 40 Erasmus partners). Exchange of PhD students with renowned North American universities.
  • Further information about study entry phase
    https://www.polver.uni-konstanz.de/studium/bachelor/bapolver/studienbeginn/
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    In the BA programme: Mandatory international mobility: Internship or study exchange: quasi mobility window with a simple recognition of credits, more than 90 Erasmus partner universities. As the degree course progresses, increasing number of individual courses in English. In the master's programme: Internationality as a trademark: Large proportion of teaching in English, very international group of students, a lot of the students (approximately 80%) spend one or two semesters abroad (8 double degree partners, 40 Erasmus partners). Exchange of PhD students with renowned North American universities.
  • Common partner universities for exchange
    Univerzita Karlova v Praze (Prag), Tschechien, Universtitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona), Spanien; Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, USA; Tel Aviv University, Israel; Institut d'Études Politiques de Bordeaux, Frankreich, Göteborg University, Schweden; University of Warwick, Großbritannien; University of Essex (Colchester), Großbritannien; Stockholm University, Schweden
  • Website with further information on research activities
    https://www.polver.uni-konstanz.de/forschung/
  • Support for founders
    Information events organised by the University of Konstanz Career Service and individual support through the university-wide innovation centre "Kilometer1".
  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    Close cooperation between the academic advisers and Psychotherapeutic Counselling Service (Seezeit/Studierendenwerk) and with the Equal Opportunity Department of the University of Konstanz. Clearly defined contacts for students with health conditions. Unbureaucratic application process.
  • Characteristics of diversity advancement
    Tutoring and mentoring system for international students and for students with physical impairments; separate contact person for students with test anxiety, writer’s block and other psychological disorders; support for students with children (student parent pass); financial support with travel and childcare for academic staff with children; starter scholarship specifically for women doctoral students; flexible working hours for parents and carers.
  • Other special features
    Students involved in ongoing research projects at an early stage; intensive supervision by five study advisors; compulsory stay abroad included in the Bachelor’s examination regulations; 80% of students in the Master’s programme study at one of the 200 partner universities abroad; Erasmus coordinators’ network; Network with employers (placement database, placement archives, placement newsletter); Partnerships with the AwZ (committee for economic co-operation and development) of the German Bundestag as well as Goethe Institutes in Boston and Washington; intensive involvement of student representatives in teaching development;
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Last update 2018: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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