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Political Science / Social Sciences, Department

Kultur-, Sozial- und Bildungswissenschaftliche Fakultät

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Kultur-, Sozial- und Bildungswissenschaftliche Fakultät
Institut für Sozialwissenschaften
Dorotheenstraße 26
D-10099 Berlin
Telephone: +49 30 2093 66500

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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: 14.7%
  • EU: 11.8%
  • International relations: 11.8%
  • Comparison of political systems: 20.6%
  • Methods/statistics: 26.5%
  • Theory/intellectual history: 14.7%
  • Other fields/didactics: 0%

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase

9/14 points


Third party funds per academic

101,200 €

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support
Support in studies
Courses offered
Study organisation
Exam organisation
Research orientation
Support for stays abroad
Overall study situation
Return rate of the questionnaires


Further information provided by the department

Special features regarding teaching

Broad range of courses; research-oriented courses, well-founded social science methodology, international courses with double degrees, structured doctoral training.

Exchange universities for stay abroads

Kings College, London, UK; Institut d'Etudes Politiques, Paris, F; Université Libre, Brüssel, B; Universidad Complutense Madrid, E; "La Sapienza" Rom, I; Universiteit van Amsterdam, NL; University of Oslo, N; Uniwersytet Warstawski, PL; University of Helsinki, SF; University of Bath, UK; Sciences Po Grenoble, Università degli Studi di Siena, Italien, Universita di Bologna, Karls Universität Prag

Special features regarding research activities

Party competition, coalition governments, lobbying, demographic change, social cohesion, right-wing populism, political economy of development, migration, political violence, welfare state.

Further information on research activities




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(S) = Students' judgements

(F) = Facts

(P) = Professors' judgements


Value in percent

Value in points


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