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Social Sciences

full time

  • Baccalaureus Artium


  • 6 semesters

    Standard period of study (amount)

  • Gießen


  • expired (Germans and inhabitants)

    expired (EU), expired (Non-EU)

Overview and admission

Study Type


Admission semester

Winter Semester only

Area of study
  • Political Science
  • Sociology, Social Science

European Studies, Media and Communication, Gender Relations


In the degree course in Social Sciences, you will study Sociology and Political Science as well as Empirical Social Research Methods. These are concerned with analysing society, its sub-sections, its conditions and developments, as well as its interplay with the actions of individual participants. Key questions include: -\tHow and whereby do social/political structures develop? -\tHow do they change? -\tHow do they affect participants and how do participants affect structures? While the sociology of these key issues refers to the whole of society and individual sub-sections such as family, gender or work organisations, political science investigates this with regard to the political order of societies in general as well as in individual political fields such as domestic policy, foreign policy and economic policy. Information and events for prospective students are available at: www.uni-giessen.de/studium/askjustus

Admission modus

open admission

Admission requirements (Link)

Lecture period
  • 17.10.2022 - 10.02.2023
  • 11.04.2023 - 14.07.2023

Application deadlines

Winter semester (2022/2023)
  • Application deadline for Germans and inhabitants

    Expired (Universitywide deadline)

    Not applicable

  • Deadlines for International Students from the European Union

    Expired (Universitywide deadline)

  • Deadlines for international students from countries that are not members of the European Union

    Expired (Universitywide deadline)

  • Enrollment deadline for Germans and foreign students

    Expired (Universitywide deadline)

    Enquire at the university!

Languages of instruction

Main language


Further languages


International office

Akademisches Auslandsamt

Student advisory service

Zentrale Studienberatung (ZSB)