Department of Political Science

STUDY POLITICAL SCIENCE

The Department of Political Science offers the following Bachelor's degree programmes:

Furthermore, the department offers three Master's degree programmes:

PHD IN POLITICAL SCIENCE

The department welcomes applications for PhD degree programmes under several different schemes: 3-year scheme and 4-year scheme

NEWS

2017.05.09 | Research news

The Vicious Circle of Inequality

Large study across 27 countries and 30 US states demonstrates the association between unequal and unstable societies and their populations’ motives for social dominance. Ethnic persecution of immigrants, sexism, racism…

2017.05.04 | Research news

The immune system may explain skepticism towards immigrants

There is a strong correlation between our fear of infection and our skepticism towards immigrants. New cross-national research from Aarhus BSS at Aarhus University explains why political discussions of immigration are…

2017.03.23 | Research news

When people prepare for conflict, dominant leaders take the stage

New research from Lasse Laustsen and Michael Bang Petersen shows that support for dominant politicians comes from those who favour solving the country’s problems using aggression.

2017.03.15 | Society and politics

Conservative voters prefer strong leaders

Voters’ ideological standpoints do more than determine party preferences. Ideology is also crucial in determining which qualities voters look for in political candidates. If you are conservative, you prefer a strong…

NEW BOOKS

2017.05.08 | New Books

Social Theory: A Textbook

Carsten Bagge Laustsen, Lars Thorup Larsen, Mathias Wullum Nielsen, Tine Ravn and Mads P. Sørensen's new text book on social theory is published with Routledge.

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2017.03.02 | New Books

Islamism: A New Totalitarianism

With his new book, Emeritus Professor Mehdi Mozaffari provides an important new framework for understanding the full impact of Islamism in the Middle East and beyond.

EVENTS

Tue 30 May
10:00-13:00 | 4206-129, Campus Moesgaard​
Sectarian Materialities
Research Seminar organised by the research group SWAR (Sectarianism in the Wake of the Arab Revolts)
Fri 02 Jun
14:15-16:00 | Aarhus, Denmark
PhD Defence: Political Parties & Parliamentary EU Oversight
Roman Senninger will defend his PhD dissertation

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