Department of Political Science


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


2017.08.22 | Society and politics

Aarhus conducts world-class research in public administration

The department stands out in the recently published rankings of the world’s best universities and research fields. The school’s ‘Public administration’ research is listed as the sixth best in the world. In comparison,…

2017.08.21 | Awards

Researcher of the year grateful for sharp criticism

Associate Professor in Political Science Helene Helboe Pedersen wins this year’s research award for her extensive research output within the topic of political representation and for her valuable contribution to Aarhus…

Utrecht University is one of the oldest universities in the Netherlands, established in 1636.
Anthony Kevins

2017.08.18 | People

Grant sends Kevins to Utrecht

Anthony Kevins has received a DKK 1.4 million Marie Curie Individual Fellowship grant and will leave the department for a position at Utrecht University in the Netherlands.

2017.07.19 | People

Podcast: Profiling with Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen

Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen has been interviewed by the BBC journalist Dave Edmonds for the podcast Philosophy 24/7. The topic is profiling.


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.


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