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This year's Graduation ceremony takes place on 16 December 2016.
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In a recent interview with Südwest Presse Prof. Dr. Dirk Leuffen talks about the debate on CETA and TTIP, Südwest Presse, 12 July 2016.
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.