Welcome to the Department of Politics and Public Administration
News and Upcoming Events
Departmental Colloquium: 26 October 2016, 17.00h, A 702:
Prof. Gabriele Spilker, University of Salzburg: The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership in the Public Spotlight.
The current issue of the Department Newsletter is online now! You can download it here.
This year's Graduation ceremony takes place on 16 December 2016.
The Department in the Media
Photo: Copyright www.bundesregierung.de
Qixuan Yang, student at our department, was given the opportunity to interview Chancellor Angela Merkel during his internship at the Federal Press Office. You can watch the video here.
Politics and Public Administration - At our department, you can find a unique and innovative combination of these study and research fields. Over the last decades, the department has become a symbol for academic excellence in these areas. We are strong supportes of interdisciplinary research in the social sciences.
At the department, you can find 16 full professors as well as a large number of scholars in general. We do research in many different fields of studies. The quality of the academic work is reflected by the high amount of third-party funded research projects.
The department offers several study programmes, on the BA, MA and PhD-levels. As a common element, all programmes are characterized by an intense relationship between students and lecturers, research being embedded in the teaching, as well as a strong international orientation (exchange opportunities). Both in research and in teaching, the department has performed outstandingly in national and international rankings.