Political Science in Kiel


Political science can be studied at the University of Kiel with another subject in the two-subject degree courses of the Faculty of Arts , ie in the Bachelor's program (standard period of study : six semesters) and in a consecutive Master's program (standard period of study : four semesters) . The course puts together with the economics the way scientific basis for the teaching degree in Business / Politics (Bachelor and Master) .

In addition, political science can be as minor and elective courses in geography, sociology and economics studies . Starting in the winter semester 2011/12 provides the Political Science together with the Walther Schuecking Institute for International Law a 1-Bin Master " International Politics and International Law " , which will take the international relations at the interface between politics and law in the view ( period of study: four semesters) .

However, the contents of the study arises from the combination of the subjects , but also in political science priorities can be set. The Kiel Political Science aims to combine a thorough scientific training with a practical perspective. The research focus of the Kiel political science lie primarily in the areas of security policy and peace research , transition and democratization Research, European integration , politics and religion , constitutionalization beyond national borders.