Department of Political Science

The Department of Political Science is part of Aarhus BSS, one of the four faculties at Aarhus University.
The department carries out research and teaching within all important fields of politics and public administration, and the researchers collaborate closely with Danish as well as international peers. The department prioritises disseminating research results to the political-administrative system and to the general public.


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News

2017.12.05 | Research news

You can also be Danish wearing a headscarf

The notion of Danishness needs to be challenged. We need to break down the black-and-white ideas of what it means to be Danish and what it means to be a Muslim. According to a researcher from Aarhus BSS, children of immigrants need explicit acceptance from their friends that it is OK to wear a…

2017.11.07 | Research news

Women on the research team ensure more nuanced medical research

Research team from Aarhus BSS and Stanford University demonstrates a relationship between gender diversity in the author group and the attention devoted to gender and sex analysis in medical research. This can be a matter of life and death and have a major financial impact.

2017.11.03 | Research news

Should Denmark be a closed club?

The requirements for Danish citizenship are so steep that even some Danes fail to meet them. The findings from a new study at Aarhus BSS question whether it is fair to demand more of others than of yourself.

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Research


New Books

2017.09.22 | New Books

Controlling the EU Executive?

Jens Blom-Hansen and Gijs Jan Brandsma's new book on the politics of delegation in the European Union is published with Oxford University Press.

2017.08.25 | New Books

The Routledge Handbook of the Ethics of Discrimination

In his new book, Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen answers questions like: Is discrimination always morally wrong? What makes discrimination wrong? How should we eliminate the effects of discrimination?

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