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Research Profile

The research activity at the Department for Political Science covers a broad spectrum of topics, including the areas of Political Theory and History of Thought, Gender Studies, Democracy and Democratization Studies, Politics and Economics in a Multi-Level Governance System, Germany’s Political and Social System / comparing political systems, International Relations, International Integration focusing on Eastern Europe and Methodology of Political Studies. The diverse research profile of the department relies on the close cooperation of the scholars within internal research sections and centers as well as on national and international partners within research projects and associations. The multitude of academic qualification works by junior researchers bespeak the appeal of Giessen as a research location.
Focal Points
Research at the Department of Political Science is organized in eight research areas which are represented through our eight professorships.
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Qualification Works
A multitude of qualification works is conducted at the Department of Political Science. The research projects cover doctoral studies as well as post-doc projects.
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