Department of Political Science

The Department of Political Science is part of Aarhus BSS, one of the five 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

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2020.09.14 | Awards

Mathias Tromborg receives award for best LSQ paper

Assistant Professor of Political Science Mathias Tromborg has won an award for best comparative paper in the journal of Legislative Studies Quarterly (LSQ). The award was presented virtually at this year’s APSA conference.

2020.09.11 | People

Maria Søgaard-Nielsen receives HM Queen Margrethe II’s travel grant

Maria Søgaard-Nielsen from the Department of Political Science is one of the four AU students to receive HM Queen Margrethe II’s travel grant. She will use the grant for a study trip to Deakin University in Australia where she will be studying international politics and social science methods.

2020.08.21 | Ceremony / opening

Basic research centre for the study of discrimination opens at Aarhus BSS

What is discrimination? Why do we discriminate and what can we do to prevent discrimination? These are some of the central questions that a new centre of excellence at Aarhus BSS, Aarhus University will be aiming to answer and qualify in the coming years.

Events

Fri 09 Oct
14:15-16:00 | Aarhus, Denmark
PhD Defence: Can Muslims be Democratic? Empirical Evidence on the Influence of Muslim Religiosity on Support for Democracy
Arzoo Rafiqi will defend her PhD dissertation.

Research


New Books

2020.08.14 | New Books

New Book Release

The Oxford Handbook of Danish Politics

Photo: Oxford University Press

2020.04.14 | New Books

Making Sense of Affirmative Action

New book by Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen published by Oxford University Press.

Latest publications