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Political Science / Social Sciences, Department

Fakultät für Soziologie

Universität Bielefeld

Fakultät für Soziologie
Universitätsstrasse 23
D-33501 Bielefeld
Telephone: +49 521 106-3824

Uni Bielefeld
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Basic information

Total number of students at the department


Number of master degree students (w/o teacher qualification)


Teaching in core subjects

  • Germany: 5.6%
  • EU: 11.1%
  • International relations: 22.2%
  • Comparison of political systems: 11.1%
  • Methods/statistics: 11.1%
  • Theory/intellectual history: 16.7%
  • Other fields/didactics: 22.2%

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase

9/14 points


Third party funds per academic

98,100 €

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support

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Courses offered
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Exam organisation

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Research orientation

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Support for stays abroad

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Further information provided by the department

Special features regarding teaching

Political science in Bielefeld is strongly networked with sociology. Students can thus draw on the complete range of courses offered in sociology. The courses are strongly research-based and allow students to learn in a research-oriented manner at an early stage. The size of the faculty ensures an exceptionally broad range of courses in the social sciences. At the same time, the learning groups are very conducive to learning.

Exchange universities for stay abroads

University of Salzburg, Salzburg, Österreich; Aarhus University, Aarhus, Dänemark; Sciences Po Paris, Paris, Frankreich; University of Bologna, Bologna, Italien; University of Sassari, Sassari, Italien; Complutense University of Madrid, Madrid, Spanien; Lund University, Lund, Schweden; Umeå University, Umeå, Schweden; University of Lucerne, Luzern, Schweiz; Yildiz Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey




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(P) = Professors' judgements


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