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.


Programmes


News

2017.10.13 | Research news

Why party members do not vote for their own party

Read Ann-Kristin Kölln's blog post in Washington Post's Monkey Cage.

2017.09.21 | Research news

Ann-Kristin Kölln about the German election 2017

Why is the German federal election important for Denmark? Hear the answer from the department's new Associate Professor Ann-Kristin Kölln in this video.

Rune Slothuus (right) and Thomas Leeper receive the APSA best paper award from the Election, Public Opinion, and Voting Behavior section. In the middle is member of the award committee, Bonnie Meguid of Rochester. Photo: Patrick Egan

2017.09.13 | People

Rune Slothuus wins APSA best paper award

Rune Slothuus wins the APSA best paper award from the Elections, Public Opinion, and Voting Behavior section. It is the third time he wins an APSA best paper award.

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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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