Department of Politics and Public Administration - Our Research

Find here information about our research profile, our current and past research projects.

Get an overview about our current research

The profile of the Department of Politics and Public Administration with the combined subjects of political, administrative and management science, as found in Konstanz, is unique in Germany. Department research focuses on the areas of policy-research, comparative political science, public administration and international politics. A dedication to solid theoretical and methodological foundations is shared across all areas of research.

Get the most updated information about current research projects and publications directly on the websites of the research groups.

Doctoral studies and habilitation at the Department

Excellent conditions under which to begin a career as a research. We offer two doctoral programmes and one habilitation and are connected with the excellence cluster "The Politics of Inequality", as well as with the Graduate School of Decision Sciences.

Cluster of Excellence "The Politics of Inequality"

In 2019, the cluster of excellence  "The Politics of Inequality" was created at the University of Konstanz, financed by the Excellence Strategy of the German Federal Government and the Laender. Many researchers and staff members of the cluster also work at the Department of Politics and Public Administration.