Department of Political Science collaborates in research with both private and public organisations. This results in new research-based knowledge for the benefit of the rest of the society. The department also carries out a a number of public sector consultancy services such as evaluations, analyzes and investigative work for municipalities and ministries.
Department of Political Science offers the Public Policy study programme with the Department of Economics and Business Economics at Aarhus BSS. This includes an annual case competition for the master's degree students in collaboration with a public or private company. The department also offers the Master of Public Governance degree programme in collaboration with the University of Southern Denmark.