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.


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Associate professor of political science Thomas Olesen Photographer: Ove Smedegaard

2018.01.11 | People

Grant for research in social movements and protests in the Nordic countries

Thomas Olesen’s new grant will strengthen the collaboration and research in social movements and protests in the Nordic countries. His plan is to arrange a series of workshops on the topic.

Carlsberg grants for Svend-Erik Skaaning (photo) and Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen will facilitate their new book projects. Photo: Aarhus BSS Communication

2018.01.03 | People

Carlsberg grants for political science researchers

The political science professors, Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen and Svend-Erik Skaaning, both receive a Carlsberg Semper Ardens grant. The grants are supposed to facilitate their respective book projects. In addition, Lasse Laustsen receives an internationalization grant.

Professor of Political Science Carter Bloch at the Danish Centre for Studies in Research and Research Policy conducts research into how you can strengthen the quality of higher education degree programmes. Photo: AU Foto

2017.12.21 | People

DKK 9.8 million for research into degree programme quality

Professor Carter Bloch receives DKK 9.8 million for his project on strengthening the quality of higher education degree programmes. The grant is awarded by the Danish Agency for Science and Higher Education.

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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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