Department of
Political Science

The department teaches and carries out research
on all the most significant subject areas
of political science and public administration. 


2015.09.01 | Awards

Best paper award for Louise Ladegaard

Louise Ladegaard received a best paper award for young researchers at the EGPA conference in Toulouse.

2015.08.31 | Reseach news

Can a legal donor market improve the alarming organ shortage?

Can I buy your kidney? This was the question posed by assistant professor Andreas Albertsen at the Aarhus-seminar Friday 21 August where he gave a talk on the ethical implications of organ trafficking.

Between 2008 and 2012, we talked several times to all relevant actors in the sector. From researchers to politicians; members of parliament, former ministers or other civil servants. We also talked to the producers -both large and small milk farmers, dairies and those who monitored the quality of the milk,” Anne Mette Kjær explains.
The growing milk trade was spurred on by the government’s active industrial policy, by state investments in milk coolers and in transportation infrastructure as well as by the liberalisation of the large state-owned dairy company.

2015.08.31 | Reseach news

The African development debate - a 2015 status update

What does it take for development processes to succeed in the poorest countries of the world? At the Aarhus-seminar at the Department of Political Science on Friday 21 August, Anne Mette Kjær attempted to provide the…

2015.06.24 | People

Sapere Aude grant for Helene Helboe Pedersen for project on personalisation of politics

Associate Professor Helene Helboe Pedersen gets the chance to set her own research agenda with a Sapere Aude grant from the Danish Council for Independent Research. She will be examining the behaviour of politicians…

Kandestøberen September 2015



2015.08.21 | New Books

New book: Perspectives on Politics, Production and Public Administration in Africa

In Africa, as elsewhere in the world, politics is decisive for change, but poorly understood, sometimes neglected and often depicted using rigid models. The new book 'Perspectives on Politics, Production and Public…

2015.07.27 | New Books

New book: The SAGE Handbook of European Foreign Policy

Åsne Kalland Aarstad, Knud Erik Jørgensen and other experts on European foreign policy have edited The SAGE Handbook of European Foreign Policy - a two-volume set with 71 chapters.


Thu 10 Sep
12:15-16:00 | Room 1324-011 – Tvillingeauditorierne
Conference: Europe, Russia, and the Ukraine Crisis
What are the underlying sources, or causes, of Russian foreign policy? Are we heading toward a new Cold War—or worse? Is there room for a diplomatic solution in the Ukraine crisis? And how can the West and Russia normalize their relations in the not-too-distant future?
Fri 02 Oct
14:15-16:00 | Aarhus
PhD Defence: Studies on the Development of Interest Group Population in Corporative Systems
[Translate to English:] Helene Marie Fisker will defend her PhD dissertation
Wed 22 Jun
09:00-18:00 | Aarhus Universwity
The Public Management Research Conference 2016
The PMRC 2016 will be hosted on 22-24 June by the department of Political Science at Aarhus University for the Public Management Research Association (PMRA). The keywords of the conference are Public Management; Public Administration and Organizational Performance....


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Department of Political Science 

Aarhus University
Bartholins Allé 7
DK-8000 Aarhus C

Tel.: +45 871 50000
Fax: +45 8613 9839

CVR no: 31119103
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Aarhus BSS is a broad business school and one of the four faculties at Aarhus University.

With approx. 14,000 full-time students, several thousand part-time students, almost 225 PhD students and more than 500 academic staff members, Aarhus BSS ranks among the largest business schools in Europe. Furthermore, it is the largest business and social sciences unit in Denmark at university level with a broad academic scope.

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