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

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


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


2015.10.06 | People

2.2 million for Sunhee Park's project about negotiation

Postdoc Sunhee Park has received a Mobilex mobility grant from the Danish Council for Independent Research for her project "Civil War Termination Bargaining: Power, Third Parties, and Bargaining Behavior".

2015.10.02 | Reseach news

The citizen and the embryo: Birth weight affects social trust, Danish study shows

Low birth weight is statistically correlated with low levels of social trust, according to new study from Aarhus BSS, Aarhus University. The findings deepen our understanding of what keeps society together

2015.09.18 | Society and politics

Experts on the refugee crisis

Are you looking for an expert on the European refugee crisis? Aarhus BSS has an impressive line-up of academics with insights on this crucial issue.

2015.09.07 | People

25,000 DKK travel grant for political science student

Political science student Lasse Egendal Leipziger has received Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II's travel grant. The award of DKK 25,000 is intended to enable the award winners to spend a study period abroad in connection…

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 29 Oct
17:00-19:00 | Aarhus University, Stakladen
Overheating: Coming to terms with accelerated change
Lecture by Thomas Hylland Eriksen followed debate with the audience and an expert panel: Gorm Harste, associate professor of political science, and Mikkel Thorup, associate professor of the history of ideas.
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

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Nordre Ringgade 1
DK-8000 Aarhus C

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