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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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.

2017.12.05 | Research news

You can also be Danish wearing a headscarf

The notion of Danishness needs to be challenged. We need to break down the black-and-white ideas of what it means to be Danish and what it means to be a Muslim. According to a researcher from Aarhus BSS, children of immigrants need explicit acceptance from their friends that it is OK to wear a…

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New Books

2018.03.07 | New Books

Now in Japanese: Islamism. A New Totalitarianism

Mehdi Mozaffari's book "Islamism. A New Totalitarianism" is now translated into Japanese. The book was released in Tokyo on 6 March 2018.

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.

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