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.


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2021.06.09 | Awards

Ea Høg Utoft wins Emerging Gender Researcher Award

Postdoc at CFA Ea Høg Utoft wins Emerging Gender Researcher Award.

2021.05.28 | Public/media

The Department of Political Science ranks no. 1 worldwide

Aarhus University has been named the world’s best research institution within public administration.

Assistant professor of political science Martin Bisgaard Photo: Anders Trærup

2021.06.03 | Grants

DKK 4.9 million from DFF for Martin Bisgaard

Assistant professor of political science Martin Bisgaard has received a grant of DKK 4.9 million from the Independent Research Fund Denmark (DFF) for his research project about what politicians think of voters.

Events

Fri 18 Jun
14:15-16:00 | Store Juridisk 1343 - 275
PhD Defence: The Road to Empire? Assessing the Emergence of a China-Centric Geoeconomic Order
Nikolaj K. Andersen will defend his PhD dissertation
Mon 02 Aug
09:00-16:00 | The Department of Political Science, Aarhus University
ECPR Summer School
The Department of Political Science at Aarhus University is pleased to be hosting the Summer School of our Standing Group on Political Parties in 2021. The academic theme is Theories and Methods in Party Politics.

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