Political Science (B.A.)


Political Science (Bachelor of Arts)

(Politikwissenschaft, B.A.)


General Information

Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Duration: 6 semesters
Language: German
Internship: internship within the study programme; further information
Requirements for Admission: General university entrance degree, entrance qualification for universities of applied sciences, similar foreign diplomas; further information
Admission Procedure: Restrictions on Admission; procedure results (n.c. figures)
Part-time Studies: possible under specific conditions
Programme Start: winter semester
Application Deadline: July 15
Please note: You should apply well before the deadline (~ 12 weeks) if you also need to apply for visa.
Application: Online application
Special Features: Proof of English language skills on the B2 GER level is required before the last examination (bachelor's thesis) within the programme.


 Semester Course Schedule (print version) – click to enlarge
Semester Course Schedule (print version) – click to enlarge

In the Bachelor of Arts programme Political Science, the students acquire knowledge of political institutions as well as processes and forms of political control that take place on different levels within and beyond the nation state. They address political institutions and processes, political theory and the history of ideas or power structures in international relations. Furthermore, they obtain practical skills to be able to address political issues theoretically and empirically.

See the course structure and content in detail on the schedule aside (click to enlarge).

The study programme starts with the Orientierungswoche (OWO) (orientation event) at the beginning of the first semester.

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