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Political Science / Social Sciences, Department

Fakultät für Ostasienwissenschaften

Ruhr-Universität Bochum

Fakultät für Ostasienwissenschaften
Sektion Politik Ostasiens
Universitätsstr. 150
D-44780 Bochum
Telephone: +49 234 322-8746

Uni Bochum
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Basic information

Total number of students

Teaching in core subjects

  • Germany: 0%
  • EU: 0%
  • International relations: 32.7%
  • Comparison of political systems: 32.7%
  • Methods/statistics: 18.2%
  • Theory/intellectual history: 16.4%
  • Other fields/didactics: 0%

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase
7/14 points

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Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees

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Graduations in appropriate time, master's
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Job market- and career-orientation

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment
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Master theses in cooperation with work environment
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Third party funds per academic
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Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support
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Support in studies
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Courses offered

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Study organisation

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Research orientation

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Support for stays abroad
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Overall study situation

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Teacher qualification

Teacher qualification students
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Teacher qualification programmes
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Teacher qualification centre
Teacher Qualification Monitor (in German)

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department
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Further information provided by the department

Special features regarding teaching

Teaching is characterised by a high proportion of seminar-style courses which enable active and intensive involvement of the students. Courses are regularly offered by native speakers of English, Chinese Korean and Japanese. Advanced students can regularly present their own research in colloquia to which international guest lecturers are also invited.

Exchange universities for stay abroads

Tongji-Universität Shanghai, Fudan Universität Shanghai, National Taiwan Universität (NTU), China und Taiwan; Ewha Womans University, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Soongsil University, Seoul, Solang University, Seoul, Korea; Nihon-Universität, Tokyo, Okayama, Fukushima, Japan; Universität Mie, Kwansei Gakuin, Universität Niigata, Universität Kyushu, Osaka

Special features regarding research activities

Comparative Political Economy in Europe and Asia; Politics of Regulation of Financial Services in Europe and China; Relations Between the European Union and China

Other special features

The Ruhr-Universität is part of the Ruhr University Alliance, whereby our students are allowed to participate in seminars at the TU Dortmund and the Universität Duisburg-Essen.

Further information on research activities



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(S) = Students' judgements

(F) = Facts

(P) = Professors' judgements

Last Update 2021: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education